The if is not working properly

Alister alister.ware at
Sun May 19 12:24:55 EDT 2019

On Sun, 19 May 2019 20:29:35 +1000, Cameron Simpson wrote:

> On 18May2019 13:22, nobelio <alfaomegarubi at> wrote:
>>When you print the variable “a” it appears as True, but the program is
>>it is not getting in the if a==True:
> It may be that "a" is not the Boolean value True but something else. But
> that is just a guess. Please reply and paste in a small example
> programme showing this problem.
> Cheers,
> Cameron Simpson <cs at>

also if a==True is unnecessarily verbose
if a: would suffice
(unless you explicitly want True & not just a truthy value in which case 
if a is True:

More information about the Python-list mailing list