[Info] PEP 308 accepted - new conditional expressions

Antoon Pardon apardon at forel.vub.ac.be
Mon Oct 3 13:22:37 CEST 2005


Op 2005-09-30, Sam schreef <sam at email-scan.com>:
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> Reinhold Birkenfeld writes:
>
>> Hi,
>> 
>> after Guido's pronouncement yesterday, in one of the next versions of Python
>> there will be a conditional expression with the following syntax:
>> 
>> X if C else Y
>> 
>> which is the same as today's
>> 
>> (Y, X)[bool(C)]
>
> What's wrong with "C ? X:Y"?
>
> Aside from ":" being overloaded?

Nothing, but afaiu Guido dislikes it.

-- 
Antoon Pardon



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