A curious bit of code...
tjreedy at udel.edu
Fri Feb 14 01:29:33 CET 2014
On 2/13/2014 1:37 PM, forman.simon at gmail.com wrote:
> I ran across this and I thought there must be a better way of doing it, but then after further consideration I wasn't so sure.
> if key[:1] + key[-1:] == '<>': ...
if key[:1] == '<' and key[-1:] == '>: ...
is the obvious choice to me. If the first clause is false, it never
computes the second.
Terry Jan Reedy
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