Equality and identity

Marius Bernklev mariube+netnews+ at ifi.uio.no
Tue Mar 30 22:12:41 CEST 2004


cookedm+news at physics.mcmaster.ca (David M. Cooke) writes:

> In your example, 5 and "hei", for various reasons, are compiled to
> reference the exact same object, so 'is' returns True. However, no
> such caching is done with tuples, so (5,2) and (5,2) compile to
> references to different objects (whose contents are equal).

Thanks!


Marius
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