why not "'in' in 'in'"?

Steve Holden sholden at holdenweb.com
Mon Jun 17 20:11:09 EDT 2002

"Grant Griffin" <not.this at seebelow.org> wrote ...
[ ... ]
> just-because-guido-allows-it-doesn't-mean-you-should-use
>    -it-injudicious-ly y'rs,

But you don't mind complaining about the rules he has painstakingly
established for sequence membership.

Characters have always been strings of length one in Python, and that *does*
make strings slightly anomalous. Your arguments that sequence membership
should differ between string and other sequences are unconvincing.

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