[Python-Dev] cpython: Remove some extraneous parentheses and swap the comparison order to

Steven D'Aprano steve at pearwood.info
Wed Jun 8 13:04:48 CEST 2011

Terry Reedy wrote:
> On 6/7/2011 5:35 PM, David Malcolm wrote:
>> I know that this style is unpopular, but if it helps, try mentally
>> pronouncing  "=="  in C as  "is the value of".
>> In this example, when I read that line, my mind is thinking:
>>     "if 'u' is the value of typecode"
>> After ~12 years of doing this, it comes naturally.  I appreciate that
>> this may come across as weird though :)
> Whereas I read it as 'has the value' (or just 'is' ;=).

Am I the only one who reads == as "equals"?


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