False and 0 in the same dictionary

Hendrik van Rooyen mail at microcorp.co.za
Tue Nov 4 20:29:00 CET 2008


 "Prateek" <surekap at gmail.com> wrote:

> >>> b = {0:'xyz', False:'abc'}
> >>> b
> {0: 'abc'}  # Am I the only one who thinks this is weird?

No.  This was discussed before on this list, and that discussion
referenced (if I recall correctly) the discussion on python-dev 
at the time the decision was taken.

If my name were Laura Creighton, I would now say:

"I told you so!"

Now I have to weigh my words carefully to make sure I
am not misunderstood:

You are screwed!

- Hendrik




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