Draft Pep (was: Re: Let's Talk About Lambda Functions!)

Duncan Booth duncan at NOSPAMrcp.co.uk
Wed Aug 7 11:38:26 CEST 2002


Greg Ewing <see_reply_address at something.invalid> wrote in 
news:3D509ACE.9070908 at something.invalid:

>   <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.

Not having spotted that particular flame war, may I ask whether this would 
be interpreted as:

    	<expr> if <condition> else <expr>

or

    	<condition> if <expr> else <expr>

The first one would seem more intuitive except for the else part. The 
second one is obviously wrong (condition before the if), but would probably 
be expected by C programmers.

-- 
Duncan Booth                                             duncan at rcp.co.uk
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