Learing Python, Newbie question

Mikael Olofsson mikael at isy.liu.se
Fri Oct 26 08:31:51 CEST 2001


On 26-Oct-2001 Greg Ewing wrote:
 >  If you mean "shorter", "cuter", "more cryptic", etc.
 >  you could use
 >  
 >    db_flag = "wa"[db_first]
 >  
 >  provided db_first is known to be either 0 or 1.

And if db_first is not known to be either 0 or 1, you could do

  db_flag = "aw"[not db_first]

/Mikael

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