Why does Python show the whole array?

Peter Otten __peter__ at web.de
Thu Apr 9 08:59:30 CEST 2009


Lawrence D'Oliveiro wrote:

> In message <o0tot492cfjj2g180p15irievp6crpc4ih at 4ax.com>, Gilles Ganault
> wrote:
> 
>> test = "toto at gmail.com"
>> isp = ["gmail.com", "yahoo.com"]
>> for item in isp:
>> if test.find(item):
>> print item
>> ======= output
>> gmail.com
>> yahoo.com
>> =======
> 
> This is why conditional constructs should not accept any values other than
> True and False.

So you think

if test.find(item) == True: ...

would have been better? 




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