Is there any way to say ignore case with "in"?

7stud bbxx789_05ss at yahoo.com
Sat Apr 5 02:16:30 CEST 2008


On Apr 4, 2:43 pm, tinn... at isbd.co.uk wrote:
> Is there any way in python to say
>
>     if string1 in string2:
>         <do something>
>
> ignoring the case of string1 and string2?
>
> I know I could use:-
>
>     if lower(string1) in lower(string2):
>         <do something>
>
> but it somehow feels there ought to be an easier (tidier?) way.
>

Easier?  You mean like some kind of mind meld?




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