Why bool( object )?
marco at sferacarta.com
Wed Apr 29 17:35:28 CEST 2009
Bruno Desthuilliers wrote:
> Lawrence D'Oliveiro a écrit :
>>> What is the rationale for considering all instances true of a user-
>>> defined type?
>> It's a stupid idea,
> Nope, it's a very sensible default (given you can redefine the
> 'nothingness' value of your types instances), specially when the
> language doesn't have a proper boolean type (which was the case for
> Python until 2.2 or 2.3, can't remember exactly).
Man, you've given a serious answer to a sarcastic reply to an OP who has
been -- for years -- second in trolliness only to Xah Lee.
Either that, or I have to replace my humor detector.
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