[Python-Dev] Re: switch statement

Donovan Baarda abo at minkirri.apana.org.au
Tue Apr 26 02:01:05 CEST 2005

On Mon, 2005-04-25 at 18:20 -0400, Jim Jewett wrote:
> If speed for a limited number of cases is the only advantage, 
> then I would say it belongs in (at most) the implementation, 
> rather than the language spec.  

Agreed. I don't find any switch syntaxes better than if/elif/else. Speed
benefits belong in implementation optimisations, not new bad syntax.

Donovan Baarda <abo at minkirri.apana.org.au>

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