Why can't I xor strings?

Grant Edwards grante at visi.com
Sat Oct 9 03:45:33 CEST 2004


On 2004-10-09, Steven Bethard <steven.bethard at gmail.com> wrote:
> Grant Edwards <grante <at> visi.com> writes:
>
>> No, he wants to do an exclusive or of the boolean values of the
>> strings.
>
> I'm guessing the OP has already guessed this solution from the
> variety already provided, but the direct translation of this
> statement would be:
>
> bool(x) ^ bool(y)

:)

It dawned on me later that perhaps the jump from what I wrote
to the code you wrote wasn't as obvious as I thought.

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