PEP 308: Erik's alternatives list

Gerald S. Williams gsw at agere.com
Wed Feb 19 17:41:45 CET 2003


Roman Suzi wrote:
> I do like
>         iif(C, :x, :y)
> 
> better in the light of PEP 312 ;-)

So the real problem is that lambda is to hard to
spell? Somebody go tell Guido! I know the lambda-
philes (of which I shamefully admit to being a
card-carrying member, no matter how unpythonic
they are) would like this one.

-Jerry

P.S. Make that "ifelse". As was mentioned before,
     "iif" looks too much like "iff". :-) And
     while you're at it you might as well grab
     "switch". :-) :-)






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