[Python-Dev] bool(iter()) changed between 2.3 and 2.4
Guido van Rossum
guido at python.org
Wed Sep 21 01:34:09 CEST 2005
On 9/20/05, Delaney, Timothy (Tim) <tdelaney at avaya.com> wrote:
> In any case, it's simple to get the 2.3 behaviour back - just add
> __nonzero__. I think that could validly be considered a bugfix.
Alas not -- it would still be a functionality change relative to 2.4 and 2.4.1.
Also, an object whose __len__() returns 0 but whose __nonzero__()
returns True would be an anomaly.
The best we can do IMO is to change it back in 2.5.
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