[Python-Dev] PEP 572: Write vs Read, Understand and Control Flow
On 25.04.18 05:43, Steven D'Aprano wrote:
> On Tue, Apr 24, 2018 at 08:10:49PM -0500, Tim Peters wrote:
>> Binding expressions are debugger-friendly in that they _don't_ just
>> vanish without a trace. It's their purpose to _capture_ the values of
>> the expressions they name. Indeed, you may want to add them all over
>> the place inside expressions, never intending to use the names, just
>> so that you can see otherwise-ephemeral intra-expression results in
>> your debugger ;-)
> That's a fantastic point and I'm surprised nobody has thought of it
> until now (that I've seen).
> Chris, if you're still reading this and aren't yet heartedly sick and
> tired of the PEP *wink* this ought to go in as another motivating point.
Yay, that's like a dream, really fantastic.
So sorry that I was way too deep in development in spring
and did not read earlier about that PEP.
I was actually a bit reluctant about "yet another way to prove
Python no longer simple" and now even that Pascal-ish look! :-)
But this argument has completely sold me. Marvellous!
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