PEP-308 a "simplicity-first" alternative

Anders Hammarquist iko at cd.chalmers.se
Thu Feb 13 09:57:01 CET 2003


In article <b2f2nd$ke4$1 at slb9.atl.mindspring.net>,
Andrew Dalke <adalke at mindspring.com> wrote:
>Erik Max Francis:
>> Bengt Richter wrote:
>>
>> > My latest-ang-greatest is just to use the old expression with a
>> > minimal markup:
>> >
>> >     x and {y} or z
>
>> Curly braces means dictionaries.  In my opinion, this is a really bad
>> choice of notation; it does not suggest lazy evaluation at all.  And for
>
>Combine this with another thread.  Choose a unicode character
>and require that people who want to use the operator must use
>unicode-aware editors.

For values of a unicode character only available on an APL keyboard. ;-)
(For yet another thread, or was that this one also?) 

/Anders

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