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

John J Lee jjl at pobox.com
Wed Sep 21 01:41:16 CEST 2005

On Tue, 20 Sep 2005, John J Lee wrote:
> With the former, we have a more C-style syntax where meaning is determined
> purely by delimeters rather than by whitespace.  Instead of braces '{' and
> '}', we have 'then' and 'elif'/'else'.  That's a real difference.

Um, not clear, sorry: the "real difference" I meant to refer to above is
that between delimiter-based and whitespace-based syntaxes (and not
between braces and differently-spelled delimiters).


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