Voting for PEP 308 (was Re: For review: PEP 308 - If-then-else expression)

Samuele Pedroni pedronis at
Sun Feb 9 20:34:24 CET 2003

"Aahz" <aahz at> ha scritto nel messaggio
news:b23c06$2s7$1 at
> In article <mailman.1044653534.2451.python-list at>,
> Dave Brueck  <dave at> wrote:
> >On Fri, 7 Feb 2003, Guido van Rossum wrote:
> >>
> >>     The proposed syntax is as follows:
> >>
> >>         <expression1> if <condition> else <expression2>
> >
> >+1 (and I vote Aahz to be the tally-person)
> Well, I'm certainly flattered.  I should note formally for the record
> that I'm opposed to PEP 308, but I think I've cultivated a sufficient
> record for honesty that it shouldn't matter.  If other people want me to
> do this, here's how I plan to run the vote:
> The vote would run in two stages:
> * The first stage would simply be in favor or opposing the idea of a
> ternary operator.  It would require a minimum of 2/3 or 3/4 supermajority
> to advance to the next stage.  If this stage fails, Guido's threat to
> forever withhold ternary conditionals takes place.

I hope the vote is going to happen not later than wednesday.

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