from future import pass_function
tjreedy at udel.edu
Fri Jul 27 06:21:56 CEST 2012
On 7/26/2012 4:48 PM, John Ladasky wrote:
> I had very similar thoughts about eight months ago, and posted them
> I'm no computer science guru, but the idea that pass should be a
> function rather than a statement continues to appeal to me.
A do nothing statement is standard in statement based languages. It is
not going away.
> can see, I actually wrote just such a function so that I could use it
> as an argument in my code.
For one time use: lambda:None
For multiple use: def none: pass # same as return None in this context
A function needs a lot more meat than that to be added as a builtin.
Terry Jan Reedy
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