[Python-ideas] XOR

geremy condra debatem1 at gmail.com
Wed Oct 28 00:07:23 CET 2009

On Tue, Oct 27, 2009 at 6:46 PM, Georg Brandl <g.brandl at gmx.net> wrote:
> Sturla Molden schrieb:
>> Why does Python have a bitwise but not a logical xor operator?
> How often do you need the xor operator?

1) Technically, an operator is *never* needed, as its just syntactic sugar.
2) It sure would make crypto code look prettier, as we rely on xor
    operations extensively.

Geremy Condra

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