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[Python-Dev] PEP 572: Do we really need a ":" in ":="?


On Thu, Jul 12, 2018 at 6:21 PM, Barry Warsaw <barry at python.org> wrote:

> ?[...]
>


>   I was -1 as well, but I?d say I?m a firm +0 now[*].  I like how many of
> the problematic syntactic and semantic issues have been narrowed and
> prohibited, and I can see myself using this sparingly.
>
?[...]

I think experience will show that's how it's best used - only for
measurable wins. But then Python is the kind of language where "if it's
simpler, use that" is a part of the philosophy, thanks to the Zen's
popularity.?
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