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Thu Nov 26 23:00:27 CET 2009
Alexander Belopolsky wrote:
> On Tue, Oct 27, 2009 at 6:41 PM, Sturla Molden <sturla at molden.no> wrote:
>> Why does Python have a bitwise but not a logical xor operator?
> .. because it does: !=
>>>> True != True
>>>> True != False
>>>> False != False
> In 2.x you can even use <> if you like syntactic sugar. :-)
> On arbitrary types a xor b is arguably bool(a) != bool(b) rather than
> simple a != b, but it is rare enough to warrant additional syntax.
> I thought I've seen this answered in an FAQ list somewhere.
I've seen this in Java. But the field is different there, with no
operator overloading != is always be equivalent with logical XOR. I'm +0
on the proposal, for being very rarely needed.
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