[Python-ideas] If branch merging
steve at pearwood.info
Sun Jun 7 07:25:00 CEST 2015
On Sat, Jun 06, 2015 at 11:40:55PM -0400, random832 at fastmail.us wrote:
> Well you could always go with if aisb = a == b.
No, that is a terrible design and a source of many bugs in languages
that allow it.
if a = expr: ...
Oops, I meant to compare a == expr, instead I assigned the result of the
expression to a.
I'm not convinced that we need to allow name binding in if/elif clauses,
but if we do, the Pythonic syntax would be
if a == b as aeqb: ...
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