argument type

Brian Beck exogen at gmail.com
Tue Dec 28 04:38:24 CET 2004


It's me wrote:
> How do I know if arg1 is a single type (like a number), or a list?

isinstance is probably good enough for your needs.

if isinstance(arg1, (list, tuple, dict)):
     print "arg1 is a container"
else:
     print "arg1 is (probably) not a container"

--
Brian Beck
Adventurer of the First Order



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