Modifying Element In For List

Steve Holden steve at holdenweb.com
Fri Nov 19 18:31:47 CET 2010


On 11/19/2010 12:17 PM, Johannes Bauer wrote:
> Am 15.11.2010 18:27, schrieb Duncan Booth:
> 
>> Comparing directly against True or False is error prone: a value in 
>> Python can be false without actually being equal to False.
> 
> Well, you can always use "is" instead of "==", which makes a comparison
> to True or False perfectly safe.
> 
But it's still the wrong thing to do.

if condition==True:

and

if condition is True:

should both be replaced (under most circumstances) by

if condition:

regards
 Steve
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