True == 1 weirdness

Sven R. Kunze srkunze at mail.de
Wed Sep 16 19:41:21 CEST 2015


On 16.09.2015 19:33, Steven D'Aprano wrote:
> On Thu, 17 Sep 2015 01:40 am, Random832 wrote:
>
>> "in" suggests a relationship between objects of different types (X and
>> "something that can contain X") - all the other comparison operators are
>> meant to work on objects of the same or similar types.
> `is` and the equality operators are intended to work on arbitrary objects,
> as are their inverses `is not` and inequality.
>
> And with operator overloading, < <=  > and => could have any meaning you
> like:
>
> graph = a => b => c <= d <= e
>

Sorry? What are you trying to do here?

>> Why not make isinstance a comparison operator and have "1 instanceof int
>> instanceof type"? Having chaining apply to things that are not
>> semantically comparisons is just baffling.
> Somewhat ugly, I grant you, but if baffling?
>
>
>



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