PEP 308: Yet another syntax proposal.

Erik Max Francis max at alcyone.com
Wed Feb 19 05:54:06 CET 2003


Paul Foley wrote:

> What makes you think Python doesn't already have "special forms"?
> Someone else said that recently, too.

When people are referring to "special forms" with regards to Python,
surely they're talking about things that look like normal function calls
but don't always evaluate their arguments; e.g., the PEP 308 proposal
involving cond(C, x, y) where it supports short circuiting.

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