Short if

Tor Iver Wilhelmsen tor.iver.wilhelmsen at broadpark.no
Wed Jul 7 17:32:47 CEST 2004


Thomas Lindgaard <thomas at it-snedkeren.BLACK_HOLE.dk> writes:

> writing ('true', 'false')[bool] does not strike me as being very
> readable,

... which makes it a perfect candidate for the ?: ternary operator.

:)

(Also, if the variable "bool" can hold some non-boolean value you want
to check, use the builtin bool() function, as someone was nice to
point out to me the last time a similar question came up.)



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