Feature suggestion -- return if true

James Mills prologic at shortcircuit.net.au
Wed Apr 13 05:28:35 CEST 2011


On Wed, Apr 13, 2011 at 1:00 PM, Chris Angelico <rosuav at gmail.com> wrote:
> def foo(param):
>    resource=malloc(50000) # Shtarker, zis is Python! We don't malloc here!
>    if not resource: return 0
>    resource[param]=5
>    del resource
>    return 1

In Python this can probably be done and perhaps is slightly more
readble with the "with" statement and a context manager:

def foo(param):
   try:
      with ResourceAllocator(50000) as resource:
         resource[param] = 5
         return 1
   except:
      return 0

Now I know I'm only adding to the discussion (argument) but
hey it's all in good fun until someone looses an eyeball!

cheers
James

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--
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