Why can't I xor strings?

Andrew Dalke adalke at mindspring.com
Sat Oct 9 02:43:36 CEST 2004

Grant Edwards:
> No, he explained exactly what he was trying to do, and it had
> nothing to do with encryption.  He wants to know if exactly one
> (1) of the strings is the empty string.

BTW, another way to get that is

if bool(str1) + bool(str2) == 1:
   print "one and only one of them was empty"

				dalke at dalkescientific.com

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