PEP308: Yet another syntax proposal
Paul_Rudin at scientia.com
Mon Feb 10 18:03:14 CET 2003
>>>>> "Aahz" == Aahz <aahz at pythoncraft.com> writes:
Aahz> In article <YUP1a.3080$SB2.242 at nwrddc03.gnilink.net>,
Aahz> Raymond Hettinger <python at rcn.com> wrote:
>> I suggest:
>> cond ?? val1 || val2
Aahz> I still have yet to see a clear explanation of why
Aahz> short-circuit is necessary...
Because computing the unwanted branch might be expensive or might
modify state, or both.
Just imagine you're entering a state-of-the-art CAR WASH!!
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