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Nickname Binding (PEP 572)

26 Apr 2018 13:18:21 -0800

I think part of the disconnect is that this enhancement could very easily be abused, and it seems likely that it will be, because the problems aren't

Order of positional and keyword arguments

26 Apr 2018 12:25:09 -0800

There is an inconsistence in passing arguments to functions. Explicit positional arguments should precede keyword arguments (both explicit and varia

Boundaries between numbers and identifiers

26 Apr 2018 11:37:10 -0800

In Python 2.5 `0or[]` was accepted by the Python parser. It became an error in 2.6 because "0o" became recognizing as an incomplete octal number. `1

Reserve ':=' for type-inferred variable initialization (was PEP 572)

26 Apr 2018 11:00:55 -0800

I would like to urge you to reconsider the use of the token ':=' for assignment expressions. The natural interpretation of 'name := expr' is a PEP 52

Every Release Can Be a Mini "Python 4000", Within Reason (was (name := expression) doesn't fit the narrative of PEP 20)

26 Apr 2018 09:42:52 -0800

On Thu, Apr 26, 2018 at 12:52 AM, Greg Ewing wrote: > [snip] > here we would be *creating* one (two different assignment

(Looking for) A Retrospective on the Move to Python 3

26 Apr 2018 09:25:57 -0800

In pondering our approach to future Python major releases, I found myself considering the experience we've had with Python 3. The whole Py3k effort p

PEP 572: Why not := as standard assignment operator?

26 Apr 2018 06:13:19 -0800

Hi list, when reading PEP 572 I actually liked it a lot - I think it's actually a cool idea. I think it's actually that cool an idea that it should b

Is PEP 572 really the most effective way to solve the problems it's targeting?

25 Apr 2018 19:36:31 -0800

I have to say I'm not overly thrilled with PEP's almost odd, because if you asked me back when I first joined this list when I wa

Visual similarity of "=" and "==" (in context of PEP 572)

25 Apr 2018 16:54:43 -0800

Since the discussion about operator choice has completely migrated here, I'll put my note also here. From the very beginning of PEP 572 discussion I h

(name := expression) doesn't fit the narrative of PEP 20

25 Apr 2018 13:21:19 -0800

PEP 572 caused a strong emotional reaction in me. I wanted to first understand my intuitive objection to the idea before posting anything. I feel tha