[Python-Dev] Switch statement

Greg Ewing greg.ewing at canterbury.ac.nz
Wed Jun 21 02:26:55 CEST 2006

Guido van Rossum wrote:

> But it would be easy enough to define a dict-filling function that
> updates only new values.

Or evaluate the case expressions in reverse order.

> Was it decided yet how to write the cases for a switch that tests for
> tuples of values? Requiring parentheses might be sufficient,
> essentially making what follows a case *always* take on sequence
> syntax.

Sounds good to me.


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