single-line terinary operators considered harmful

Erik Max Francis max at alcyone.com
Wed Mar 5 04:41:43 CET 2003


"Clark C. Evans" wrote:

> After the select/case option presented previously, my second
> best option would be something like...
> 
>    var = (if 1 == x: 'yes'
>           else: 'no')
> 
> Where the 'else' must be in the same column as the
> corresponding if.

This is already completely compatible with the primary form proposed in
the PEP.  You can insert whitespace and indentation to your heart's
content.

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