Draft Pep (was: Re: Let's Talk About Lambda Functions!)
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Wed Aug 7 05:58:06 CEST 2002
Samuel Bronson wrote:
> "John Roth" <johnroth at ameritech.com> wrote in message
> news:ukvgmltbldvd9e at news.supernews.com...
> > is simply too much of a change to the language. Just to mention one
> > of the issues: how do you do a clean if/else/elif syntax in an
> > expression
> > format?
> You don't like "expr '?' expr ':' expr"?
In the case where the sub-parts are all expressions, this
has already been solved:
<expr> if <expr> else <expr>
The BDFL doesn't like it, though, which is a pity, because
I think it's one of the more elegant things to come out of
the ever-recurring ?: wars.
Greg Ewing, Computer Science Dept,
University of Canterbury,
Christchurch, New Zealand
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