When Guido van Rossum proposed adding a case statement to Python, the committee turned him down. So Python has no case statement.

If Rich [Hickey] didn’t want a case statement, but I did, I can have one.


2017-07-31 EDIT:

This revealation started me on the path to presenting the magic of macros and homoiconicity at a Skyscanner Lightning Talk. The slides are here, click the image below to watch:

clojure macros talk


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