[Python-Dev] Switch statement

Ka-Ping Yee python-dev at zesty.ca
Tue Jun 20 11:01:47 CEST 2006

On Mon, 19 Jun 2006, Josiah Carlson wrote:
> I personally don't find switch/case statements to be significantly (if
> at all) easier to read than if/elif/else chains, but that is subjective,
> and I note that Ka-Ping finds switch/case to be significantly easier to
> read.

Uh, i didn't mean to say that.  I said readability should be the primary
motivator for new syntax (in general).  Whether switch/case provides a
significant readability improvement, and how often it turns out to be
useful -- these things depend on the semantics we choose.

-- ?!ng

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