For review: PEP 308 - If-then-else expression

Dale Strickland-Clark dale at
Sat Feb 8 17:51:14 CET 2003

Roy Smith <roy at> wrote:

>Dale Strickland-Clark <dale at> wrote:
>> I really don't have much sympathy for that argument. If you want to
>> understand a language, you will need to know it.
>This started out with you saying that if I don't use a feature, its 
>existance won't affect me one way or the other.  My point was that it 
>will affect me.  Even if I don't use it, I'll need to learn it to 
>understand the code that you write.

Can't we just assume that, as you've joined in this debate, you'd have
a pretty good idea what was meant by the construct should you ever
stumble over it in someone's code?
Dale Strickland-Clark
Riverhall Systems Ltd

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