Author ncoghlan
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Date 2013-04-20.14:55:33
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We can't make ordinary generators innately context managers, as it makes the error too hard to detect when you accidentally leave out @contextmanager when using a generator to write a custom one.

You can already use contextlib.closing to forcibly close them when appropriate, so providing a decorator to implicitly map __exit__ to close wouldn't really save much.
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