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

Donn Cave donn at
Sat Feb 8 22:41:29 CET 2003

Quoth Alex Martelli <aleax at>:
| Andrew Koenig wrote:
|    ...
| > the C++ standard, we received a comment from one country that they
| > would not approve the standard as long as it allowed for multiple ways
| > of achieving the same affect, and to that end this country insisted
| Heh -- my favourite retort to this kind of extremism, when I hear it
| applied to Python, is to feign agreement and then ask whether they'd
| prefer Python to forbid "x+1", or "1+x"...;-).

Forbid 1+x, thanks.

	Donn Cave, donn at

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