Beginning programming with Python
boud at rempt.xs4all.nl
Fri Nov 19 11:53:45 CET 1999
On Fri, 19 Nov 1999, Fredrik Lundh wrote:
> Boudewijn Rempt <boud at rempt.xs4all.nl> wrote:
> > You needn't guess about that, I guess ;-). I didn't know there
> > was a design team for Python, I though it was Guido's invention.
> it is -- the CWI researchers (including GvR) worked
> on Python's predecessor ABC.
> > But I still wonder about the double == - if I can't assign in
> > an if, why insist on ==?
> probably because binding and comparision
> are two different things; consider:
> a = b = c
> a = b == c
Ah, that makes it a lot clearer - I just didn't know about a = b ==
c. After having earned the monthly envelope with software development
for a few years, I'm only know realizing how much I don't know,
never having been educated for it. But I've started to read up on it!
Boudewijn Rempt | http://denden.conlang.org
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