(a==b) ? 'Yes' : 'No'

John Nagle nagle at animats.com
Tue Mar 30 19:08:31 CEST 2010


Chris Rebert wrote:
> On Tue, Mar 30, 2010 at 8:40 AM, gentlestone <tibor.beck at hotmail.com> wrote:
>> Hi, how can I write the popular C/JAVA syntax in Python?
>>
>> Java example:
>>    return (a==b) ? 'Yes' : 'No'
>>
>> My first idea is:
>>    return ('No','Yes')[bool(a==b)]
>>
>> Is there a more elegant/common python expression for this?
> 
> Yes, Python has ternary operator-like syntax:
> return ('Yes' if a==b else 'No')
> 
> Note that this requires a recent version of Python.

     Who let the dogs in?  That's awful syntax.

					John Nagle



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