Python style guidelines

Aahz aahz at pythoncraft.com
Thu Mar 11 17:27:51 CET 2004


In article <405035a3$1 at pfaff2.ethz.ch>,
Josef Meile  <jmeile at hotmail.com> wrote:
>
>I agree, those are good guidelines, but I don't agree with:
>
>- Don't compare boolean values to True or False using == (bool
>   types are new in Python 2.3):
>
>         No:  if greeting == True:
>         Yes: if greeting:
>
>What would happened if you do:
>
> >>> a='test'
> >>> if a.find('foo'):
>...    print "foo was found"
>...
>foo was found

>>> 'foo' in 'test'
False
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