PEP 308: Alternative conditional operator forms

Erik Max Francis max at alcyone.com
Wed Feb 12 03:31:54 CET 2003


Evan Simpson wrote:

> Michele Simionato wrote:
>
> > and I hate the next unavoidable step 
> > 
> > (try: X except: Y)
>
> "Unavoidable"?  You've lost me.

He's attempting to invoke a "slippery slope" argument.  I wonder if he's
aware that it's a logical fallacy.

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