How to check if a list contains an item

MRAB google at mrabarnett.plus.com
Sun Apr 12 21:29:21 CEST 2009


online.service.com at gmail.com wrote:
> python doesn't have a list.contains()   method?
> 
It does have a __contains__ method, but that's not called directly. Use
"item in my_list" instead (and the opposite is "item not in my_list").



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