PEP308 - preference for 'x if c else y' over 'c then x else y'
Erik Max Francis
max at alcyone.com
Sat Feb 15 09:54:56 CET 2003
Stephen Horne wrote:
> You seem to be preoccupied with the order of evaluation - the fact
> that the condition must be evaluated first, whereas only one of the
> values to select from is evaluated at all.
I'm not "preoccupied" with it, I just think it impairs understanding.
If you've also been reading these threads, you'd see that this was a
wide-reaching objection, penetrating both pro- and anti-PEP camps. Lots
of people objected to it, not just me.
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