Question about 'None'

Fredrik Lundh fredrik at
Thu Jan 27 15:47:18 EST 2005

Francis Girard wrote:

> Wow ! What is it that are compared ? I think it's the references (i.e. the
> adresses) that are compared. The "None" reference may map to the physical 0x0
> adress whereas 100 is internally interpreted as an object for which the
> reference (i.e. address) exists and therefore greater than 0x0.
> Am I interpreting correctly ?

your hypothesis might match the observations, but it doesn't match the
implementation.  nor the documentation:

    " ... objects of different types always compare unequal, and are
    ordered consistently but arbitrarily."

(see my others posts in this thread for more details)


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