trinary operator - if then else
nick at craig-wood.com
Wed Apr 25 17:30:04 CEST 2007
Diez B. Roggisch <deets at nospam.web.de> wrote:
> Michael >>
> >> Does Python 2.4 support it?
> > Not precisely, but you can *usually* get away with:
> > a and b or c
> This is really bad advice, as long as you don't explain why it "usually"
> works (and often enough not). This for example won't work:
> >>> False or '' and 0
You can use this if you want it to be bullet proof
(a and [b] or [c])
Not exactly elegant though!
Nick Craig-Wood <nick at craig-wood.com> -- http://www.craig-wood.com/nick
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