FW: [Python-Dev] conditional expressions?

Markus Schaber markus at schabi.de
Tue Oct 16 14:11:10 CEST 2001


Hi,

William Park <opengeometry at yahoo.ca> schrub:

>> > > A conditional expression analogy to list comprehensions would be
>> > > x = (a if b else c)
>>
>> You can also remove the parentheses, and not have to worry about the
>> "if" starting a new line.
> 
> I believe Perl and Ruby has
>     x = a if b

What does this do? Is it a conditional assignment?

Should rather be spelled like
  
  x if= a, b

:-)

markus

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