NoneType and new instances

Chris Angelico rosuav at gmail.com
Thu Jul 28 23:16:46 CEST 2011


On Fri, Jul 29, 2011 at 7:03 AM, Ethan Furman <ethan at stoneleaf.us> wrote:
> I'll use a lambda to get around it, but that's not very elegant.  Why
> shouldn't NoneType be able to return the singleton None?

Why a lambda?

def ThisFunctionWillReturnNone():
    pass

Although, since the returning of None is crucial to it, it'd probably
be better to explicitly "return None". But minimalist useful functions
are amusing.

ChrisA



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