Interesting talk on Python vs. Ruby and how he would like Python to have just a bit more syntactic flexibility.

Ben Finney ben+python at
Sat Feb 20 08:04:00 CET 2010

Lawrence D'Oliveiro <ldo at geek-central.gen.new_zealand> writes:

> If Python doesn’t distinguish between procedures and functions, why
> should it distinguish between statements and expressions?

I don't see the connection between those two predicates. Why does the
former matter when determining the “should” of the latter?

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