[Python-ideas] Break the dominance of boolean values in boolean context
greg.ewing at canterbury.ac.nz
Tue Sep 13 01:55:30 CEST 2011
Eric Snow wrote:
> So you want "give me the item 'foo' in mycontainer" rather than "is
> item 'foo' in mycontainer"? Isn't that what __getitem__ does already?
The canonical use case for this kind of thing is numpy arrays.
To be consistent with the numpy philosophy, 'a in b' where b
is an array should give you an array of values indicating whether
a is in each element of b.
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