[Python-Dev] Re: C's for statement

Eric S. Raymond esr@thyrsus.com
Mon, 29 Jan 2001 22:06:19 -0500

Guido van Rossum <guido@digicool.com>:
> Not dead set against something like it, but dead set against the ?:
> syntax because then : becomes too overloaded for the human reader, e.g.:
>     if foo ? bar : bletch : spam = eggs
> If you want to revive this, I strongly suggest writing a PEP first
> before posting here.

Noted.  Will do.
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