danielk at aracnet.com
Wed Aug 6 14:32:03 CEST 2003
On Wed, 06 Aug 2003 09:18:13 +1000, Mark Hammond
<mhammond at skippinet.com.au> wrote:
>Daniel Klein wrote:
>> Thanks François. I don't need to support multiple versions. I simply
>> changed the code from:
>> true = (1 == 1)
>> true = 1
>> and presto, no more bug :-)
>For the sake of being pedantic, I believe your code still does have a
>bug. You bug is that you rely on the "str()" of a boolean value
>returning a specific string. Your code should probably check the bool
>and create your own string rather than relying on this behaviour
>remaining unchanged forever.
I'm not really taking a str() on a boolean value anymore; it's being
taken on an integer value. Are you saying that...
true = 1
str(true) # this should always return '1' now and forever more
...could cause problems in the future?
The reason I'm taking a str() value is cuz it is being sent over a
socket to a non-python server process, where it is converted back to a
Make sense now?
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