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re: Oh, definitely. I think that one would actually make a few of my Python colleagues cringe, with the walrus operator being in it like that...but the...

For sure! I was wondering why they would include the feature because I feel like it goes against Python's design a little bit. For one, it's an expression and a statement which makes it a little ambiguous. Of course, I'm glad that they used a different operator for it.

That said, I just found a really nice example (source):

while chunk := file.read(8192):
  process(chunk)

Now, that's clean!

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