with HTTPConnection as conn:

Antoine Pitrou solipsis at pitrou.net
Thu Nov 18 16:01:25 CET 2010

On Thu, 18 Nov 2010 12:46:07 +0100
trylks <trylks at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi!
> Would it be possible to use a with statement with an HTTPConnection object?
> I know it is not possible at this moment, it doesn't implement an
> __exit__ method, at least in version 3.1.1. I was wondering if the
> __exit__ method should do something more than conn.close(), something
> really hard or impossible, or if there are more requisites to use the
> with statement beside of implementing that method. So far it seems
> easy, useful and not done yet, so I'm probably mistaken about
> something, and wondering what may that be.

It's possibly one of those things that haven't been implemented simply
because no one thought about it yet, or bothered enough to do it.
In other words, you can open a feature request at
http://bugs.python.org, and even provide a patch.



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