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

Erik Max Francis max at alcyone.com
Sat Feb 8 05:46:34 CET 2003


Andrew Koenig wrote:

> I think it would be great if someone came up with an obviously
> better syntax, but I'd greatly prefer the present proposal to nothing.

That's exactly my view, as well.  I would prefer `if p then x else y',
but if an extra keyword is absolutely contradindicated, then I'll settle
for `x if p else y'.  I just want the functionality, I can learn to use
the syntax.

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