ternary operator

Erik Max Francis max at alcyone.com
Fri Feb 7 00:44:25 CET 2003


"Christopher A. Craig" wrote:

> You like (b, c)[not a] better?  I generally don't write code like
> that, but it is more compact than the prefered way and anything is
> better than the perl-line-noise-eqsue ternery work alikes that are
> available.

The main drive for a conditional operator is one which serves as an
expression, so the traditional solution involving an if...else statement
is sort of missing the point.

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