A "scopeguard" for Python

Steve Holden steve at holdenweb.com
Thu Mar 4 20:49:27 CET 2010

Alf P. Steinbach wrote:
> * Robert Kern:
>> No, it only argues that "with Cleanup():" is supernumerary.
> I don't know what "supernumerary" means, but to the degree that the
> argument says anything about a construct that is not 'finally', it says
> the same about general "with".
So rather than look up the meaning if a word you aren't familiar with
you will argue against its use in generic style?

> So whatever you mean by supernumerary, you're saying that the argument
> implies that "with" is supernumerary.
> This is starting to look like some earlier discussions in this group,
> where even basic logic is denied.
Why not just stick to the facts and forget about the earlier discussions?

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