PEP0238 lament

John W. Baxter jwbaxter at spamcop.com
Wed Jul 25 08:05:28 CEST 2001


In article <mailman.995948081.23225.python-list at python.org>, Justin
Sheehy <justin at iago.org> wrote:

> "Tim Peters" <tim.one at home.com> writes:
> 
> > Good thing you stopped before mentioning Perl (yes, 1/2 is 0.5 there)
> 
> Sure, but 1 == "1" there as well.
> 
> Ugh.

So is "spam" == "ham"   --> true 
I've done that more that I like to admit, although fortunately the -w
flag keeps me from finding those by long distance at 3AM.

  --John



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