Who knows somefunction?

Erik Max Francis max at alcyone.com
Thu Sep 26 23:34:04 CEST 2002


Gregor Lingl wrote:

> Is there a function <somefunction> in Python
> for which
> 
> something is <somefunction>(id(something))
> 
> returns invariably true?

Not offhand, but there's an easier test.  x is y really just means id(x)
== id(y), so you could change this test to:

	id(something) == id(somethingElse)

and you probably wouldn't have the need for your hypothetical function.

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