Use of the "is" statement

Christian Heimes lists at
Fri Jun 27 17:44:31 CEST 2008

Joel Corbin wrote:
> I'm trying to clarify what exactly the behaviour of the is statement is (or
> should be).  ...

People often think that "is" is part of the comparison operator set. The
"is" statement does not compare two objects. Never ever use "is" to
compare strings or numbers.


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