[Python-Dev] "and" and "or" operators in Py3.0

Guido van Rossum guido at python.org
Tue Sep 20 02:03:01 CEST 2005

On 9/19/05, Raymond Hettinger <raymond.hettinger at verizon.net> wrote:
> I propose that in Py3.0, the "and" and "or" operators be simplified to
> always return a Boolean value instead of returning the last evaluated
> argument.

While you're at it, maybe we should switch to && and || as well?
That's another thing I always mistype when switching between

Also, this proposal needs to be considered together with the addition
of a proper conditional operator, like x?y:z.

--Guido van Rossum (home page: http://www.python.org/~guido/)

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