anything new on the ternary operator?

Grant Edwards grante at
Mon Jul 7 19:31:29 CEST 2003

In article <mailman.1057595352.18354.python-list at>, John Hunter wrote:
>>>>>> "Tim" == Tim Peters < at> writes:
>    Tim> There were many creative interpretations of the vote counts,
>    Tim> but none of them showed the consensus Guido said at the start
>    Tim> would be needed for adoption.
> Perhaps there is a lesson for the next time a vote count comes around.
> Although there wasn't a consensus on the syntactical form of a ternary
> operator, there may be a consensus for the existence of one.  This
> suggests a runoff step is needed

Holy cow, didn't you notice the endless threads on voting
methods? There were two votes, both of which had various
"instant runoff" sort of features.

Grant Edwards                   grante             Yow!  Catsup and Mustard
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