PEP 308: "then" "else" for deprecating "and" "or" side effects

Neil Schemenauer nas-usenet at
Tue Feb 25 20:56:39 CET 2003

Michael Hudson <mwh at> wrote:
> Basically what got augmented assignment into the core was a couple of
> people getting tired of the gassing about it and writing some code
> (it's possible this tactic is a bit too effective).

Ditto for generators.  In retrospect, I don't find them as useful
as I thought they would be.  I guess some people like them.


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