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Steve Holden steve at holdenweb.com
Mon Oct 9 12:22:43 CEST 2006


Antoon Pardon wrote:
> On 2006-10-07, John Machin <sjmachin at lexicon.net> wrote:
> 
>>Steven D'Aprano wrote:
>>
>>>On Fri, 06 Oct 2006 18:29:34 -0700, John Machin wrote:
>>>
>>>
>>>>MonkeeSage wrote:
>>>>
>>>>>On Oct 6, 8:02 pm, "MonkeeSage" <MonkeeS... at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>>>
>>>>>>it is clearer to you to make the condition explicit ("blah not False"),
>>>>>
>>>>>"blah not False" -> "blah is False"
>>>>
>>>>Whichever way your team wants to interpret it, d00d.
>>>>
>>>>Please consider whether you should be writing "(blah is False) is
>>>>True", that would be more explicit.
>>>
>>>Puh-lease! Get it right!
>>>
>>>It should be "((blah is False) is True) is True".
>>
>>Yes, but it stops after one more iteration. "What I tell you three
>>times is true" -- the Bellman, "The Hunting of the Snark", by Lewis
>>Carroll.
> 
> 
> Shouldn't it then be: "((blah is False) is False) is False"
> 
No, that would be

"((blah is True) is False) is True"

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  Steve
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