[Python-ideas] [Python-Dev] What's the status of PEP 505: None-aware operators?
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Wed Nov 29 18:05:47 EST 2017
On 2017-11-29 21:27, Greg Ewing wrote:
> Nick Coghlan wrote:
>>>What about more English-like syntax:
>>>X or else Y
>> The problem with constructs like this is that they look like they
>> should mean the same thing as "X or Y".
> How about:
> x otherwise y
> It looks different enough from "or" that you're not going
> to accidentally read it that way when skimming.
> The meaning is something you'll have to learn if you don't
> know, but at least it's a word that can be googled for.
It has the disadvantage that it's quite long. How about "alt"
(abbreviation for "alternatively"):
x alt y
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