FW: [Python-Dev] conditional expressions?

Paul Rubin phr-n2001d at nightsong.com
Tue Oct 16 02:27:19 CEST 2001

m.faassen at vet.uu.nl (Martijn Faassen) writes:
>   * list comprehensions are signalled by the fairly clear [ and ]. 
>     Conditional expressions use the already fairly strongly 
>     overloaded ( and ). Of course I guess they wouldn't really 
>     overload them further, but.. 

A conditional expression analogy to list comprehensions would be
  x = (a if b else c)
rather than
  x = if a then b else c

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