compound conditional statements

Steve Holden sholden at holdenweb.com
Tue Sep 16 01:12:14 CEST 2003


<beliavsky at aol.com> wrote ...
> If I have code
>
> if (aa or bb): print "true",
>
> does Python evaluate aa and bb in any particular order? Can I assume that
if
> aa is true, bb will not be evaluated?

Yes. Both "and" and "or" are specifcally short-circuiting.

regards
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