Delete all items in the list

Steve Holden steve at
Thu Feb 26 13:42:51 EST 2009

Terry Reedy wrote:
> Gabriel Genellina wrote:
>>> L = filter('a'.__ne__,L)
>> And this is probably the fastest. But not all types define __ne__ 
> In Py3, all classes inherit .__ne__ from 'object'.
Isn't that inherited method just an identity comparison?

However in this particular case the main point is that str *does*
implement __ne__. So as long as that built-in method doesn't call the
other operand's __ne__ there should be no problem.

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