Easy function, please help.

rantingrick rantingrick at gmail.com
Thu Feb 10 00:47:41 CET 2011

On Feb 9, 5:00 pm, Rikishi42 <skunkwo... at rikishi42.net> wrote:


> Using 0 as false and any other value as true is hardly unique to python. Lots
> of languages have been doing this long before Python even existed.

Well, the only way to reply is to paraphrase an anecdotes my mother
would tell me often as a young lad...

Mother: "Just because other language developers choose to jump off the
cliffs of implicit-ey should we jump also?"

Son: i guess not

Mother: Now brush your teeth and go to bed.

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