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You’re mixing two different conditional syntaxes here when you could have used 1. It took my brain a minute to even recognize you had a ternary inside the if statement body.

If you had instead used a chained ternary, it would have been much easier for me to read, because my brain wouldn’t need to context switch between syntax reading modes.

The “nested ternaries R bad” dogma is just wrong. I know a lot of people agree with it but I’m convinced that it’s familiarity bias. Chained ternaries are less common and for that main reason, people have less practice reading them.

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