How can i compare a string which is non null and empty
sgeiger at ncee.net
Mon Apr 2 04:52:23 CEST 2007
It is probably worth noting that the example is not executable code:
str() is a function.
sgeiger3 at nycsr0002:~$ python
Python 2.4.4c0 (#2, Jul 30 2006, 15:43:58)
[GCC 4.1.2 20060715 (prerelease) (Debian 4.1.1-9)] on linux2
Type "help", "copyright", "credits" or "license" for more information.
>>> if str: print "whoah, str is a function!"
whoah, str is a function!
/me pines for the day when all examples are executable code
Grant Edwards wrote:
> On 2007-04-01, Plissken.s at gmail.com <Plissken.s at gmail.com> wrote:
>> how can i compare a string which is non null and empty?
>> In java,I do this:
>> if (str != null) && (!str.equals("")) ....
>> how can i do that in python?
> If you want to litterally do that, it's
> if (str != None) and (str != ""):
> However, the standard idiom for doing that in Python is
> if str:
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