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sjmachin at lexicon.net
Sat Oct 7 15:13:54 CEST 2006
John Roth wrote:
> Aahz wrote:
> > The following line of lightly munged code was found in a publicly
> > available Python library...
> > if schema.elements.has_key(key) is False:
> > Sorry, just had to vent.
> > --
> > Aahz (aahz at pythoncraft.com) <*> http://www.pythoncraft.com/
> Uh, guys. IMO, the clearest way of writing this is:
> if key not in schema.elements:
Uh, guys, what? You are the 3rd to make that point. Therefore it must
> Unless, of course, your code has to run in a
> Python release earlier than 2.2. But then you
> wouldn't be testing for the False object anyway.
> John Roth
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