Perl's lack of 'in' keyword

Jonathan Stowe jonathan.stowe at
Fri Oct 10 14:02:58 BST 2008

2008/10/10 Rafael Garcia-Suarez <rgarciasuarez at>:
> 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.

Just remember to stick that on YouTube when you do it :-)  For an
encore I'd recommend disembowelment with a melon scoop.

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