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

Aahz aahz at pythoncraft.com
Sat Feb 8 16:32:12 CET 2003


In article <4u7a4voupd3omflha9p0a29hi7ju29l276 at 4ax.com>,
Dale Strickland-Clark  <dale at riverhall.NOTHANKS.co.uk> wrote:
>
>So if this feature is added, you won't use it, right?
>That means it won't affect you one way or the other.

Wrong.

>So voting against it would be merely an attempt to scupper it for
>those of us who would really like this?

Wrong.

Those of us who dislike it don't want to read code with it -- which will
almost certainly happen if adopted.

Here's an excellent post by Mark Lutz from python-dev.  Mark spends much
of his time teaching Python, so he's in a good position to evaluate how
new features impact the ease of learning and using the language:

http://mail.python.org/pipermail/python-dev/2003-February/032983.html
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