[Python-Dev] "and" and "or" operators in Py3.0
LD 'Gus' Landis
ldlandis at gmail.com
Tue Sep 20 17:45:00 CEST 2005
Would this change break x < y < z ? Hope not.
+1 on x?y:z
-1 on && || replacing and/or
unless and/or kept with current semantics and
&& || introduced Raymond's boolean idea, but then
-1 too many unrelated but different spellings
On 9/19/05, Guido van Rossum <guido at python.org> wrote:
> 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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