[Python-3000] Switch/Case statement PEP
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.
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