hyoogle at gmail.com
Sat Jul 12 02:34:02 CEST 2008
> Basically, it reverses the list in place, so it modifies the list which
> called it. It does not return a /new/ list which is a reversed version of
> the original, as you expected it to. Since it doesn't return anything
> explicitly, Python makes it return None. Hence, the comparison you are doing
> is between the original list and a None, which is False, naturally.
> Try this:
> spam = ['a', 'n', 'n', 'a']
> eggs = spam[:]
> if spam.reverse() == eggs:
> print "Palindrome"
Um, wouldn't this suffer the same problem- spam.reverse() would return None,
so None==eggs test would return false?
I think you meant to say:
spam = ['a', 'n', 'n', 'a']
eggs = spam[:]
if spam == eggs:
> Denis Kasak
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