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

Terry Reedy tjreedy at udel.edu
Wed Feb 12 17:32:05 CET 2003


"John La Rooy" <nospampls.jlr at doctor.com> wrote in message
news:20030212174748.0b66941b.nospampls.jlr at doctor.com...
> On Wed, 12 Feb 2003 15:27:13 +1100
> Andrew McNamara <andrewm at object-craft.com.au> wrote:
> > Half baked idea warning - what about:
> >
> >     Boolean:
> >
> >         c -> { True: x, False: y }
> >
> >     Int:
> >
> >         c -> { 0: x, 1: y, 2: z }

> Isn't this similar to
>
>     { True: x, False: y }[c]
>
> or
>     { 0: x, 1: y, 2: z }[c]

Yes, or more concisely, (y,x)[c] and (x,y,z)[c].  tjr






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