[Python-Dev] Adding a conditional expression in Py3.0
tjreedy at udel.edu
Thu Sep 29 23:15:36 CEST 2005
"Guido van Rossum" <guido at python.org> wrote in message
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> After all there's nothing wrong with and/or.
This is one reason 'no addition' got a relatively high rank in the vote.
> telnet~1.py: 'DO' if cmd == DO else 'DONT',
versus cmd == DO and 'DO' or 'DONT'
I still stronly prefer this order and even slightly prefer this form. I
might even prefer a complete inversion of the order: x else y if c
'DO' else 'DONT' if cmd != DO
except that that does not chain at all well.
Terry J. Reedy
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