> Attention: cross post
> PEP308 is concerned with the introduction of a ternary conditional
> operator (something like an "if cond: val_true else: val_false")
> into Zope.
> In my view, such an operator would make TALES expressions
> easier because we could get rid of the "and/or" hack to
> represent conditionals and we could forget about the "test"
> function, which evaluates too eagerly.
> Please have a look at PEP308 and consider voting.
> Details in "comp.lang.python.announce".
> Dieter

IMO TALES should solve this for itself by introducing an if/then/else
expression form rather than depending on Python.  If you can have a
"not:.." expression, surely you can have an "if:..:then:..:else:.."

--Guido van Rossum (home page: http://www.python.org/~guido/)

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