Python style guidelines

Greg Ewing (using wmwd2zz02 at
Fri Mar 12 04:23:37 CET 2004

John Roth wrote:
> I suspect that's a rather common error. I'd much prefer
> that both find and index return an object that acted like
> a number but returned the logically correct response when
> queried as a boolean: true for zero and false for -1.

Good heavens, no! That would be a *massively* dangerous
object to have floating around in one's program...

Greg Ewing, Computer Science Dept,
University of Canterbury,	
Christchurch, New Zealand

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