finding object using IS instead of ==

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


"Mark Hahn" <mark at hahnca.com> 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.

Cheers,
mwh

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