janssen at parc.xerox.com
Thu Aug 2 04:17:06 CEST 2001
> You may be right. isinstance() and issubclass() are somewhat standard
> in other languages I believe, and hard to misunderstand. The form
> if x in list: ...
> looks a lot more confusing. I may withdraw this idea.
I'd think again. The problem with isinstance and issubclass is that I
can never remember the order of the arguments. Something
non-symmetric like "x in type" is much clearer to me, to read and to
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