mwilson at the-wire.com
Wed Jul 9 03:54:30 CEST 2008
David C. Ullrich wrote:
> Oh, of course that's a good thing - changing "in" for lists
> to give True there would be awful. I was wondering why it
> _does_ work that way for strings.
> Maybe the answer is "because it can" - for strings the sort
> of possible problem you point out can't come up.
I think that's it. When people realized how handy
small_string in big_string
would be, they expanded the string behaviour. Python is a pragmatic
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