if statement, with function inside it: if (t = Test()) == True:

GC-Martijn gcmartijn at gmail.com
Fri Apr 24 12:20:19 CEST 2009


On 24 apr, 12:11, Steven D'Aprano <st... at REMOVE-THIS-
cybersource.com.au> wrote:
> On Fri, 24 Apr 2009 03:00:26 -0700, GC-Martijn wrote:
> > Hello,
>
> > I'm trying to do a if statement with a function inside it. I want to use
> > that variable inside that if loop , without defining it.
>
> > def Test():
> >     return 'Vla'
>
> > I searching something like this:
>
> > if (t = Test()) == 'Vla':
> >     print t # Vla
>
> > or
>
> > if (t = Test()):
> >     print t # Vla
>
> Fortunately, there is no way of doing that with Python. This is one
> source of hard-to-debug bugs that Python doesn't have.
>
> > ------------------------------------------ The long way
> > t = Test()
> > if (t == 'Vla':
> >     print t # must contain Vla
>
> What's wrong with that?
>
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>
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Nothing is wrong with it , but it cost more lines (= more scrolling)
When possible I want to keep my code small.



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