True

Daniel Klein danielk at aracnet.com
Mon Aug 4 03:20:18 CEST 2003


In Python 2.2 I use to have

true = (1 == 1)
false = not true

This was at the recommendation of someone on this list some time ago.
The reason (if I remember correctly) was that setting

true = 1
false = 0

were not true booleans.

Now the expression (1 == 1) returns 'True', and caused a bug in my
code. So my question is what is the proper method for setting booleans
in 2.3?

Really confused,

Daniel Klein




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