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

Brett Cannon brett at python.org
Thu Nov 30 13:24:53 EST 2017

On Wed, 29 Nov 2017 at 13:28 Greg Ewing <greg.ewing at canterbury.ac.nz> 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.

 In terms of syntax, this is my favourite one so far.
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