"with" should be deprecated with extreme prejudice

Andrei Alexandrescu SeeWebsiteForEmail at erdani.org
Mon May 18 13:14:29 PDT 2009

Nick Sabalausky wrote:
> "Leandro Lucarella" <llucax at gmail.com> wrote in message 
> news:20090518141908.GB9277 at burns.springfield.home...
>> bearophile, el 18 de mayo a las 04:33 me escribiste:
>>> Andrei, I agree that "with" is dangerous when it shadows outer names
>>> (Python designers have not added a "with" because of this).
>> They did, but with different semantics =)
>> It's used for RAII (I guess you already know that, but maybe other people
>> don't).
> You mean like C#'s "using"? 

What a God awful feature. Honestly, "what were they sinking about?" 
People who explained that C# is cool - please explain this one.


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