Guido van Rossum resigns as Python leader

Bart bc at freeuk.com
Fri Jul 13 06:37:41 EDT 2018


On 13/07/2018 01:44, MRAB wrote:
> On 2018-07-12 23:20, Roel Schroeven wrote:
>> Yes, you read that right: Guido van Rossum resigns as Python leader.
>>
>> See his mail:
>> (https://mail.python.org/pipermail/python-committers/2018-July/005664.html) 
>>
>>
> [snip]
> 
> That's very sad news.

And all over PEP 572 which apparently is Chris' proposal to introduce 
":=" assignment expressions**. So not only does he get a PEP accepted 
but manages to overthrow a dictator at the same time. Good going!


(** Something so radical I've been using them elsewhere since forever.)

-- 
bart


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