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

Roy Smith roy at
Sun Feb 9 18:12:50 CET 2003

Piet van Oostrum <piet at> wrote:
> We could then also have one for ints rather than bools:
>         i -> [ v_0, v_1, v_2, ... ]
> which would pick v_i and evaluate that.
> Also here the [ ] is not really a list notation but belongs to the ->.

Just to inject a bit of history, this is FORTRAN's computed goto wrapped 
up as an expression.

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