while true: !!!

Rainer Deyke root at rainerdeyke.com
Tue Dec 19 03:39:38 CET 2000


"Steve Lamb" <grey at despair.rpglink.com> wrote in message
news:slrn93t7bv.le.grey at teleute.rpglink.com...
> On Mon, 18 Dec 2000 23:32:23 +0100 (MET), Carsten Geckeler
<nospam at no.spam>
> wrote:
> >`while true' would be more readable and clear than `while 1'.  By the
way,
> >explain a newbie that -1 is true. ;)
>
>     0 is true, all else is false.  And?  :P

0 is false, None is false, [] is false, () is false, {} is false, and x is
false where x is a class instance and x.__nonzero__() returns false.
Everything else is true.  I think.


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