[Python-Dev] Adding a conditional expression in Py3.0

Barry Warsaw barry at python.org
Wed Sep 21 00:01:40 CEST 2005

On Tue, 2005-09-20 at 17:40, Guido van Rossum wrote:

> Ouch. You're bringing up another valid issue: whether to support
> "elif". I think if we go with (if ... then ... else ...) or (if ...:
> ... else: ...) we'll have to support elif as well:

I'm not so sure.  Once you start writing such a complicated thing, I
think readability will favor just breaking the code out into traditional
if-blocks.  I'd be happy enough with just a binary condition.


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