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> It's not about the line count, it's about expressing the main idea clearly and succinctly

I disagree. I find no clarity in using nested ternaries, but I understand it's a matter of opinion.

I find German inscrutable, and yet Germans don't. Everything's hard to read until you learn to read it.

Or don't learn German but continue speaking in English which is inherently same as German in functionality but at least you and people around you can understand each other.

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