How to detect what type a variable is?

Neil Cerutti horpner at yahoo.com
Wed Nov 29 16:43:34 CET 2006


On 2006-11-29, Grant Edwards <grante at visi.com> wrote:
> On 2006-11-29, Leandro Ardissone <lardissone at gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> I want to know what type is a variable. For example, I get the
>> contents of an xml but some content is a list or a string, and
>> I need to know what type it is.
>
>>>> x = 'asdf'
>>>> type(x)
><type 'str'>
>>>> i = 0
>>>> type(i)
><type 'int'>

That makes me wonder how he manages to store Python objects in
xml.

-- 
Neil Cerutti



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