Difference between 'is' and '=='

Roy Smith roy at panix.com
Mon Mar 27 14:59:35 CEST 2006

In article <e08mr1$7lu$1 at news.lysator.liu.se>,
 Joel Hedlund <joel.hedlund at gmail.com> wrote:

> Which means that "is" comparisons in general will be faster than == 
> comparisons.

I thought that == automatically compared identify before trying to compare 
the values.  Or am I thinking of some special case, like strings?

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