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

John Roth johnroth at
Fri Feb 7 21:16:52 CET 2003

"Guido van Rossum" <guido at> wrote in message
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> Given that if-then-else expressions keep being requested, I hereby put
> forward a proposal.  I am neutral on acceptance of the proposal; I'd
> like the community to accept or reject it or come up with a
> counter-proposal.  Please understand that I don't have a lot of time
> to moderate the discussion; I'll just wait for the community to
> discuss the proposal and agree on some way to count votes, then count
> them.

+1 either on this, or on a conditional function that includes lazy

All the other ideas seem too complex for the benefits.

John Roth

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