[Python-ideas] [Python-Dev] What's the status of PEP 505: None-aware operators?

Nick Coghlan ncoghlan at gmail.com
Wed Nov 29 04:00:43 EST 2017

On 29 November 2017 at 18:49, Kirill Balunov <kirillbalunov at gmail.com> wrote:
> 2017-11-29 11:14 GMT+03:00 Nick Coghlan <ncoghlan at gmail.com>:
>> It's OK to say "the use case exists, but I still
>> don't want that particular syntax for it in Python" (I'm personally
>> inclined to agree with you on that front). It's not OK to try to claim
>> there are no use cases where the status quo is awkward enough to
>> become irritating (since it's an empirically false statement that you
>> don't need to be making).
> If the problem with the proposed syntax, but there are cases for use, it may
> be worth to bikeshed one more time?

I don't think enough time has passed since we first discussed it.
Since Guido has already said "not for 3.7", we can give folks another
12+ months to ponder the problem, and then maybe revisit it for 3.8.


Nick Coghlan   |   ncoghlan at gmail.com   |   Brisbane, Australia

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