python contextmanagers and ruby blocks

Francesco Bochicchio bockman at
Sun Feb 22 07:53:23 EST 2009

On Sat, 21 Feb 2009 09:42:02 -0800, Aahz wrote:

> In article <aac004f8-2077-4e53-a865-47c24f7f523a at>,
> Alia K  <alia_khouri at> wrote:
>>Nevertheless, I remain curious about whether once can use the
>>contextmanager in python to achieve the full power of ruby's blocks...
> Short answer: no
> Longer answer: the way in Python to achieve the full power of Ruby
> blocks is to write a function.

Which was where I was aiming to with my very long-winded post :-)


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