For review: PEP 308 - If-then-else expression
adalke at mindspring.com
Mon Feb 10 06:14:48 CET 2003
James J. Besemer <jb at cascade-sys.com>:
> I think you and others exagerate the cost/danger of overloading "if".
> Overall, defining a new interpretation for "if", one that may be
> unambiguously discriminated in all cases arguably is better than
> a new keyword (which necessarily breaks old code).
And not having the change makes new Python code more likely
to work on older Python installations.
dalke at dalkescientific.com
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