Perl's lack of 'in' keyword

Rafael Garcia-Suarez rgarciasuarez at
Fri Oct 10 13:50:32 BST 2008

2008/10/10 Paul Makepeace <paulm at>:
> Back to programming languages(!)
> Just as a different perspective, here is Python growing a ternary operator,
> i.e. how to get the same behavior as the C-like C ? A : B. There was
> considerable debate about this, with Guido eventually Making a Decision.
> What's interesting is that python gets ?: without any additional keywords,
> or... punctuation:
> There's no moral judgment here, just thought it was an interesting aside
> from lies & nazism.

But isn't aesthetics the ultimate moral judgment for the centuries to come ?

And honestly, putting the condition in the middle just makes me want
to poke my eyes out with a snail fork.

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