PEP308: Yet another syntax proposal
mwh at python.net
Wed Feb 12 14:53:51 CET 2003
Paul Rubin <http://phr.cx@NOSPAM.invalid> writes:
> I don't see it that way. I see a camp that wants a clear, definite,
> explicit way to express a conditional expression, and a camp that
> prefers "Secret Master Pythonista" bizarre idioms like "x and y or z,
> with rework required if it turns out that y can be None or 0 or the
> empty list".
Well, then you have to explain me.
I don't think the addition of any of the proposed conditional
expressions to Python would be a good thing.
I *do not* prefer the "_ and _ or _" abomin^Widiom.
I think the Peters-ly signoff to my last post on this subject will be
appended to any more I make:
I think perhaps we should have electoral collages and construct
our representatives entirely of little bits of cloth and papier
mache. -- Owen Dunn, ucam.chat, from his review of the year
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