A "scopeguard" for Python

Robert Kern robert.kern at gmail.com
Fri Mar 5 04:35:13 CET 2010

On 2010-03-04 15:12 , Mike Kent wrote:
> On Mar 4, 12:30 pm, Robert Kern<robert.k... at gmail.com>  wrote:
>> He's ignorant of the use cases of the with: statement, true.
> <humor>  Ouch!  Ignorant of the use cases of the with statement, am I?
> Odd, I use it all the time.</humor>

No, I was referring to Jean-Michel, who was not familiar with the with: statement.

>> Given only your
>> example of the with: statement, it is hard to fault him for thinking that try:
>> finally: wouldn't suffice.
> <humor>  Damn me with faint praise, will you?</humor>

Also talking about Jean-Michel. :-)

Robert Kern

"I have come to believe that the whole world is an enigma, a harmless enigma
  that is made terrible by our own mad attempt to interpret it as though it had
  an underlying truth."
   -- Umberto Eco

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