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

Michael Hudson mwh at
Mon Feb 10 19:20:16 CET 2003

"Samuele Pedroni" <pedronis at> writes:

> I sympathize with those against for readability reasons, but I ask
> them to think whether they really not prefer the proposals over the
> workarounds because the latter are used.

This has been an eye-opener for me: people really do write

    x and y or b

I don't know whether I'm more surprised or disappointed.

learn-to-love-the-return-key-ly y'rs

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