PEP308: Yet another syntax proposal
Erik Max Francis
max at alcyone.com
Tue Feb 11 02:28:17 CET 2003
Andrew Dalke wrote:
> My other comments stand, so I am now convinced that a
> true if/else short-circuiting operator is not needed (only about
> once every 5,000 lines or so) while an iff()-like builtin function
> is much more likely to be appropriate for most cases.
I'm still puzzled over the choice of `iff' for this idea. In maths, it
means "if and only if," which is totally the wrong meaning for an "if
this, otherwise that" function.
Someone else, I believe, suggested `iif', but I _really_ can't see how
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