define 'in' operator on lists

Peter Otten __peter__ at web.de
Mon Oct 11 16:03:31 CEST 2004


Michael Hoffman wrote:

> Duncan Booth wrote:
>>>>>def containedinsequence(short, long):
> 
> It's probably a good idea not to shadow the long built-in.

Relax. It's only shadowed inside a function that doesn't use the builtin
anyway.

Peter

PS: For me to make that U-turn it took GvR pointing out the obvious:
http://mail.python.org/pipermail/python-dev/2004-July/045948.html



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