Is this a legal / acceptable statement ?

bruno at modulix onurb at xiludom.gro
Fri May 5 16:55:26 CEST 2006


Philippe Martin wrote:
(snip)
> 
> l_init really is a boolean parameter and l_value a value that _might_ exist
> in a shelve.
> 
> So I just want to have a parameter to a method so if the first value tested
> is false (l_init) then the second (l_value) does not get tested ... because
> it is the second in the statement and only seems to get evaluated if the
> first one is true.

s/seems to get/is/

But this is a really unpythonic way to do things IMHO. Either use a
try/except block (probably the most straightforward solution), or, as in
Larry's post, test for the existence of 'l_value' in locals().

My 2 cents...
-- 
bruno desthuilliers
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p in 'onurb at xiludom.gro'.split('@')])"



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