Silly newbie question - Carrot character (^)

D'Arcy J.M. Cain darcy at
Fri Nov 5 15:00:43 CET 2010

On Fri, 5 Nov 2010 09:43:25 -0400
Matty Sarro <msarro at> wrote:
> now working. However, what exactly does ^ do? I know its used in regular
> expressions but I can't seem to find anything about using it as an operator.

It's the XOR operator.  Try "help('^')" for more detail.

By the way, it's "caret", not "carrot".

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