New to Python

Quin quindennis at grandecom.net
Wed Feb 10 04:30:52 CET 2010


Thanks guys, I'm thinking it's a problem with IronPython.  I'm switching to 
PyScripter and will test tomorrow.

"Larry Hudson" <orgnut at yahoo.com> wrote in message 
news:ybmdnRFZZ_3nvu_WnZ2dnUVZ_hGdnZ2d at giganews.com...
> Quin wrote:
>> s = f.readline()
>> if 'mystring' in s: print 'foundit'
>> if 'mystring' not in s: print 'not found'
>> if 'mystring' in s:
>>    print 'processing'
>>
>> this generates output:
>> not found
>> processing
>>
>> so, it doesn't find the substring, but goes into processing code anyway.
>>
>> This is using IronPython
>
> As others have already said, this _does_ work properly.
>
> But a minor rearrangement is simpler, and IMHO clearer:
>
> if 'mystring' not in s:
>     print 'not found'
> else:
>     print 'foundit'
>     print 'processing'
>
>      -=- Larry -=- 




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