PEP-308 a "simplicity-first" alternative

Erik Max Francis max at alcyone.com
Wed Feb 12 05:16:03 CET 2003


Terry Reedy wrote:

> "Paul Rubin" <http://phr.cx@NOSPAM.invalid> wrote in message
> news:7xr8aenyj1.fsf at ruckus.brouhaha.com...
>
> > I intensely dislike "x and y else z".  "Explicit is better than
> > implicit" to me specifically means avoiding this type of cutesy
> > overloading.
> 
> Do you intensely dislike it more or less than the current idiom "x and
> y or z"?

We can't vote that one down, so whether he likes it more or less than a
broken idiom some people use anyway is really beside the point.

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