PEP-308 a "simplicity-first" alternative

Christian Tismer tismer at tismer.com
Thu Feb 13 05:20:46 CET 2003


Bengt Richter wrote:
...

>     x and {y} or {z}

This is wrong, since this is not meaning "and" at all.
The proposal is not bad, but the problem is insane.

...

>    (if x: y else: z)

This is indeed maximal ugly to me.
Python used to step behind as a language, putting
the problem into the foreground.
Here, Python is the foreground.

Sorry about being impertinent.

cheers - chris

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