finding object using IS instead of ==

Michael Hudson mwh at
Thu Aug 28 19:29:15 CEST 2003

"Mark Hahn" <mark at> writes:

> If I have a large collection (list, tuple, or dict) of objects, can
> I locate one quickly that matches a given object using the IS
> equivalence operator instead of the value == operator?

I don't think so.  You'll have to roll your own code.


  One of the great skills in using any language is knowing what not
  to use, what not to say.  ... There's that simplicity thing again.
                                                       -- Ron Jeffries

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