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Title: Add Guido's rejection notice to the "with" FAQ
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Components: Documentation Versions: Python 3.10, Python 3.9
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Created on 2016-05-04 16:08 by steven.daprano, last changed 2020-10-26 11:57 by iritkatriel.

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msg264832 - (view) Author: Steven D'Aprano (steven.daprano) * (Python committer) Date: 2016-05-04 16:08
The FAQs include a discussion of the rejected Pascal "with" statement (different from the Python `with`). From time to time people propose variants of it, such as using a leading dot to make it unambiguous.

Guido has just firmly rejected the latest such proposal. The FAQ should be updated to make it clear that even with a leading dot the proposal is dead, with a link to Guido's pronouncement.

https://mail.python.org/pipermail/python-ideas/2016-May/040070.html
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Date User Action Args
2020-10-26 11:57:04iritkatrielsetversions: + Python 3.9, Python 3.10, - Python 2.7, Python 3.2, Python 3.3, Python 3.4, Python 3.5, Python 3.6
2016-05-04 16:08:02steven.dapranocreate