On Fri, Oct 14, 2016 at 9:37 AM, Gustavo Carneiro <gjcarne...@gmail.com>
> I see. short-circuiting is nice to have, sure.
> But even without it, it's still useful IMHO. <snip>
It's worth mentioning that SQL's COALESCE is usually (always?) short
Given the debate about the utility of coalescing and the simplicity of
writing the function yourself, I doubt the standard library will accept it.
Most people here will tell you that such a utility belongs on PyPI.
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