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

Erik Max Francis max at alcyone.com
Sat Feb 8 09:25:24 CET 2003


Anthony Baxter wrote:

> Nonetheless, they are valid examples, and my point remains. They are
> almost impossible to read easily - I _like_ that I can scan through
> python code and understand it as I'm going, without having to
> back-track
> here and there to figure out what a line means.

Any language feature can be abused.  I don't think that some potential
abuses that you see possibly occurring immediately rules out the
usefulness of a language feature.

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