[Python-3000] Switch/Case statement PEP

Josiah Carlson jcarlson at uci.edu
Sun Dec 3 00:17:40 CET 2006

Talin <talin at acm.org> wrote:
> Thomas Dixon wrote:
> > I hope I explained myself well enough, and that I haven't taken up too 
> > much of your time.
> As you know from reading the PEP, there are some deep unsolved 
> controversies regarding the design of the switch statement, which your 
> suggestion does not address. Syntactical issues such as how the keywords 
> should be named are a minor issue compared to this.
> Until those issues are resolved, the PEP is likely to remain on hold, 
> and any suggestions as to naming and syntax will likely be regarded as a 
> distraction to the main issue.

After reading Thomas' post and Talin's response, I'm going to have to
agree with Talin; syntax options are moot until we can decide what is
acceptable in the case EXPR.

 - Josiah

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