Why no string return?

Adonis Vargas adonis_vargas at -Remove-This-bellsouth.net
Wed Mar 12 05:45:32 CET 2008


gargonx wrote:
> Say i have the two methods:
> 
> def ReturnMethod(request, x):
>     if request is True:
>             return x
>     else: print "No String for you...False!"
> 
> def SendMethod(request):
>     xstring = "Some text"
>     ReturnMethod(request, xstring)
> 
> SendMethod(True)
> 
> Why does ReturnMethod not return the string x? I do believe it is
> returning with a NoneType.
> Any help would be greatly obliged
> 
> Thanks, Josh

That is because request is bound a string (str) object. You are probably 
testing for null so it should look like:

     if request:
         return x
     else:
         print "No String for you...False!"

Hope this helps.

Adonis



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