Newbie question. Are those different objects ?

Mark Lawrence breamoreboy at yahoo.co.uk
Sat Dec 21 20:17:16 CET 2013


On 21/12/2013 16:54, Dennis Lee Bieber wrote:
> On 21 Dec 2013 12:58:41 GMT, Steven D'Aprano
> <steve+comp.lang.python at pearwood.info> declaimed the following:
>
>> On Fri, 20 Dec 2013 16:00:22 +0000, Mark Lawrence wrote:
>>
>>> On 20/12/2013 15:34, rusi wrote:
>>
>>>> You are also assuming that the two horizontal lines sometimes called
>>>> 'equals' have something to do with something called by the same name in
>>>> math -- equations
>>>>
>>>>
>>> A good point.  Shall I write a PEP asking for a language change which
>>> requires that that stupid = sign is replaced by a keyword reading
>>> something like
>>> thenameonthelefthandsideisassignedtheobjectontherighthandside ?
>>
>> That's an excellent idea, and I look forward to reading the PEP.
>
> 	-1 vote... It still has the problematic "assigned" term...
>
> 	I'd suggest:
> thefullyqualifiednameontheleftafteranysubexpressionshavebeenevaluatedisattachedtotheobjectresultingfromevaluationoftheexpressionontheright
>
> (heh, the spell-checker suggests that
> "thefullyqualifiednameontheleftafteranysubexpressionshavebeenevaluatedisattachedt"
> should be replaced with "textually")
>

Well you can write the PEP then :)

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Mark Lawrence




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