Equivalent code to the bool() built-in function

candide candide at free.invalid
Sun Apr 17 01:51:08 CEST 2011

Le 16/04/2011 23:38, Ben Finney a écrit :

> So the answer to the OP's question is no: the function isn't equivalent
> to the type,

Can bool() type and bool_equivalent() function return different values ?

> because the OP's ‘bool_equivalent’ function necessarily
> uses the built-in ‘bool’ type, while the reverse is not true.

The documentation doesn't seem to state it performs this call. I'm 
referring to
-- §5.10 Boolean operations in Document Reference Python 2.7
-- bool()'s description in Library Reference
-- §5.1 Truth Value Testing in Library Reference

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