[Python-ideas] PEP 505 (None coalescing operators) thoughts
Nikolaus at rath.org
Wed Sep 30 20:27:18 CEST 2015
On Sep 30 2015, Greg Ewing <greg.ewing-F+z8Qja7x9Xokq/tPzqvJg at public.gmane.org> wrote:
> Emile van Sebille wrote:
>> x = foo nor 'foo was None'
> Cute, but unfortunately it conflicts with established
> usage of the word 'nor', which would suggest that
> a nor b == not (a or b).
The idea of using a named operator instead of some symbol has merit
though. What about "a orn b" or "a orin b" (*or* *i*f *n*one)? The
latter might be especially appealing to Tolkien readers :-).
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