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Antoon Pardon apardon at forel.vub.ac.be
Mon Oct 9 11:59:21 CEST 2006


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"

-- 
Antoon Pardon



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