PEP 308: Alternative conditional operator forms
pyth at devel.trillke.net
Mon Feb 10 19:30:49 CET 2003
Tim Peters wrote:
> [holger krekel]
> >> No, that's not a short-circuiting form.
> > which is rarely needed. Tim Peters <wink> said that with the hundred
> > cases of the beloved "x and y or z" idiom in the 150+ modules of
> > Python it's needed exactly 0 (zero) times.
> Nope. I said the relative handful of examples I included didn't need
> short-circuiting, and that it was rarely needed.
Yup, i mixed up.
> [good examples of and/or short-circuit usage in standard lib]
> In the end, I didn't find any code in the std library I'd change if the PEP
> were to be accepted. I didn't study every line, though.
That is still a good point.
Easy to get confused these days. I should stop posting to this
thread for a while. It's almost getting an addiction and everything
else than PEP-308 suddenly seems to uninteresting <self.wink>.
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