"with" should be deprecated with extreme prejudice

Ary Borenszweig ary at esperanto.org.ar
Mon May 18 13:20:20 PDT 2009

Andrei Alexandrescu wrote:
> 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.
> Andrei


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