checking one's type

Fredrik Lundh fredrik at
Fri Jan 5 04:57:12 EST 2007

belinda thom wrote:

> I've been using the following hack to determine if a type is  
> acceptable and I suspect there is a better way to do it:
> e.g.
> if type(s) == type("") :
>     print "okay, i'm happy you're a string"
> If anyone knows a better way, I'm all ears.


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