[Python-Dev] cpython: Remove some extraneous parentheses and swap the comparison order to
R. David Murray
rdmurray at bitdance.com
Wed Jun 8 17:19:02 CEST 2011
On Wed, 08 Jun 2011 21:04:48 +1000, Steven D'Aprano <steve at pearwood.info> wrote:
> 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"?
Especially considering that Python actually has an 'is' operator....
R. David Murray http://www.bitdance.com
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