length of a tuple or a list containing only one element

Steve Holden steve at holdenweb.com
Mon Nov 3 15:16:24 CET 2008

bearophileHUGS at lycos.com wrote:
> Where OR, AND, XOR, NOT, SHL, SHR are the bitwise operators.
> Having to type (| |) often is less handy, for example this code:

Which is precisely why bare parentheses are used. And remember, you
often don't need to put the parentheses in. While this kind of beginner
mistake is common it isn't one that's frequently repeated once the
learner understands the syntax.

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