The ternaery operator
jussi.piitulainen at helsinki.fi
Thu Mar 16 11:55:56 EDT 2017
William Mayor writes:
>> I think it would be nice to have a way of getting the 'true' value as
>> the return with an optional value if false. The desire comes about
>> when the thing I'm comparing is an element of a collection:
>> drugs['choice'] if drugs['choice'] else 'pot'
>> Then I'm tempted to do:
>> chosen = drugs['choice']
>> chosen if chosen else 'pot'
>> I sometimes feel like doing:
>> drugs['choice'] else 'pot'
> For the case where the element in the collection exists, but might be
> falsey you could do:
> drugs[‘choice’] or ‘pot'
drugs.get('choice') or 'pot'
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