Testing for a list

Antun Karlovac antun at antunkarlovac.com
Mon Mar 10 20:04:16 CET 2003


Thanks Brian

That's exactly what I needed.

Why were people ignoring my question? What was wrong about it?

-Antun

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Brian Quinlan [mailto:brian at sweetapp.com] 
> Sent: Monday, March 10, 2003 10:59 AM
> To: 'Antun Karlovac'; 'Mark McEahern'; python-list at python.org
> Subject: RE: Testing for a list
> 
> 
> > Python doesn't have a builtin method for doing this then, right?
> 
> People are ignoring your question and answering the question 
> that you should have asked :-) Here is the answer to the 
> wrong question:
> 
> >>> a = []
> >>> type(a) is type([])
> 1
> >>> type(a) is type("")
> 0
> 
> Cheers,
> Brian 
> 






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