Boolean idioms (was Re: re Challenge: More Compact?)
tjreedy at home.com
Mon Jul 16 17:31:38 EDT 2001
> I know that it's a frequent Python idiom to use 0/1, but where is it
> specifically un-Pythonic to use None/1?
Since conditionals return 0/1, that is the expected range for predicates,
and it often takes more work to return None.
However, I personally prefer None to an artificial -1 answer based on
pre-Python solutions in languages that did not have None (or the
Terry J. Reedy
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