Setting boolean COM properties

Erik Max Francis max at alcyone.com
Tue Feb 13 08:36:17 CET 2001


Mark Hammond wrote:

> Due to a quirk in Python, these variables will then look like ints,
> but
> are really the PyTrue and PyFalse objects, as shown here:

Which brings up a fairly obvious question:  Especially given that there
are hidden true and false objects in the Python core, how come there
isn't a distinct Boolean type in Python, with values true and false? 
There's nothing on this in the FAQ.

This is one of the few things I really wish was in Python, for
cleanliness sake.

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