question about True values

Ben Finney bignose+hates-spam at benfinney.id.au
Fri Oct 27 00:57:04 CEST 2006


Gabriel Genellina <gagsl-py at yahoo.com.ar> writes:

> At Wednesday 25/10/2006 23:29, Paul Rubin wrote:
> >Steve Holden <steve at holdenweb.com> writes:
> >I get that iter(()) is True (Python 2.3.4).
>
> It's False on 2.4.2 - and perhaps it's what one would expect, but
> since this behavior is not documented anywhere, one should not count
> on it.

Doesn't this fall under "any empty sequence" in the following list of
evaluates-to-false:

    <URL:http://docs.python.org/lib/truth.html>

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