The ternary operator: more than one way to do it?

Andrew Koenig ark at
Mon Mar 10 16:44:01 CET 2003

Paul> The whole PEP 308 debate seems to reveal a secret desire in the
Paul> community to have more than one way of doing the ternary
Paul> operator thing - after all, there wouldn't have been so many
Paul> creative suggestions if this were not so.

I think the PEP 308 debate reveals a desire in the community
to have more than _zero_ convenient ways of doing the ternary
operator thing correctly (noting that at present, there is one
convenient way of doing it incorrectly and several inconvenient
ways of doing it correctly).

Andrew Koenig, ark at,

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