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

Noah noah at
Mon Feb 10 22:19:02 CET 2003

Guido van Rossum <guido at> wrote in message news:<mailman.1044638179.4983.python-list at>...

-0.5 for the idea in general. Keep it simple.
Does a ternary operator make life that much better?
It adds another barrier to picking up Python quickly.

-1.0 for any ?: or ?! or any other purely punctuation based syntax.


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