code review

Chris Angelico rosuav at gmail.com
Sun Jul 1 02:37:05 CEST 2012


On Sun, Jul 1, 2012 at 10:08 AM, Ben Finney <ben+python at benfinney.id.au> wrote:
> Thomas Jollans <t at jollybox.de> writes:
>
>> My sole point, really, is that "normally", one would expect these two
>> expressions to be equivalent:
>>
>> a < b < c
>> (a < b) < c
>
> What norm gives you that expectation? That's not how those operators
> work in mathematical notation. I know of no programming language that
> would give a newcomer to Python that expectation. So where is the norm
> you're referring to?

C, SQL, REXX, and many other languages.

ChrisA



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