Any list larger than any number by way of dimensions?

Dan Bishop danb_83 at yahoo.com
Wed Jun 30 10:08:57 CEST 2004


Harald Massa <cpl.19.ghum at spamgourmet.com> wrote in message news:<Xns9516E5F85104Ecpl19ghumspamgourmet at 195.20.224.116>...
> Peter,
> 
> > data = [ ... some list ]
> > buffersize = min(data,10)
> > 
> > Of course what I really wanted was
> > 
> > buffersize = min(len(data),10)
> 
> if my memory suits me right, when everything else fails, Python is just 
> comparing the IDs of the objects. IDs are connected to the memory 
> addresses.

That's true for user-defined objects, but for built-in types the rule is 

None < number < list < string < tuple

Which is consistent but wrong.



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