alexander.belopolsky at gmail.com
Wed Oct 28 00:18:44 CET 2009
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.
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