[Python-ideas] If branch merging

random832 at fastmail.us random832 at fastmail.us
Mon Jun 8 03:42:14 CEST 2015

On Sun, Jun 7, 2015, at 21:06, Cory Beutler wrote:
> Thank you all for your responses. I didn't realize how much support this
> mailing list had.
> In response to several responses:
> It appears I have hit a soft spot with the 'as' keyword. 

I don't have an issue with the as keyword, I was just pointing out that
it disguises the fact that what you're really asking for seems to be
general assignment expressions, since there is no particular rationale
to constrain it to the boolean condition of if statements.

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