Python Quiz

Peter Hansen peter at engcorp.com
Wed Jul 16 17:49:15 CEST 2003


Grant Edwards wrote:
> 
> Though I was recently surprised
> that the remove() method for lists uses "==" and not "is" to
> determine what to remove.  It's documented that it works that
> way. But, it wasn't what I excpected, and it took me a while to
> figure out that it was using my class's __cmp__ method rather
> than the object ID.

Probably a very good thing, considering what would happen if 
you were trying to remove strings from the list, rather than
simple things like integers...

-Peter




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