[Python-Dev] PEP 285: Adding a bool type

Guido van Rossum guido@python.org
Fri, 05 Apr 2002 11:31:01 -0500

> Stuart> I mean (i and True) or (i or False)
> This example might evaluate i twice, which means it's not really a
> fair comparison.

But the correct form (i and True or False) still performs faster than
bool(i).  I'm not sure I care though.

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