Proposed keyword to transfer control to another function

Terry Reedy tjreedy at
Fri Jul 17 11:47:50 CEST 2015

On 7/17/2015 3:17 AM, Antoon Pardon wrote:
> On 07/17/2015 01:46 AM, Chris Angelico wrote:
>> Open for bikeshedding: What should the keyword be? We can't use
>> "exec", which would match Unix and shell usage, because it's already
>> used in a rather different sense in Python. Current candidates:
>> "transfer", "goto", "recurse", and anything else you suggest.
> I propose the combination "return from".

Much better.  I believe 'yield from' actually cuts out the middle frame
containing yield from.

Terry Jan Reedy

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