aleax at aleax.it
Mon Jan 21 15:05:57 CET 2002
"rihad" <rihad at mail.ru> wrote in message
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> Why does python introduce new syntax with `x not in s'? Isn't it the
What do you mean "new"? Operator "not in" has been around for ages
(as has operator "is not").
> same as `not (x in s)'? Same for `is not'.
Yes, the semantics are intended to be basically the same, just as
the semantics of "not a and not b" had better be basically the same
as those of "not (a or b)". So what? Would you can "not a and not b"
``new syntax''? I suspect I'm missing your point -- what IS it?
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