True == 1 weirdness
steve at pearwood.info
Wed Sep 16 19:24:58 CEST 2015
On Thu, 17 Sep 2015 12:03 am, Random832 wrote:
> Do chained "in" comparisons ever really make sense, even when they're
> all the same type?
> I mean, I suppose 1 in (1, 2) in ((1, 2), (3, 4)) is technically true,
> but how useful is it really?
if fly in spider in rat in cat in dog in old_woman:
print("I don't know why she swallowed the fly")
For a less whimsical example:
if word in line in text:
print("word in line and line in text")
But I agree with Tim Chase: I wouldn't use it, even though it's legal.
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