[Tutor] all elements equal in tuple or list

Bob Gailer bgailer at alum.rpi.edu
Fri Nov 19 18:37:34 CET 2004

At 06:59 AM 11/19/2004, Dick Moores wrote:
>I've been unable to find this. Could you give the URL for the page? I 
>figure there must be more good stuff near there..

Documentation is part of the Python installation. But you can also go to

The quote I gave is in the Language Reference. In the TOC under 7 Compound 
Statements click 7.1 The if Statement. Then click one of the expression 
links which takes you to 5.10 Boolean operations where you find the quote.

>Bob Gailer wrote at 22:45 11/18/2004:
>>To be more explicit (quoting from the manual) "when expressions are used 
>>by control flow statements, the following values are interpreted as 
>>false: None, numeric zero of all types, empty sequences (strings, tuples 
>>and lists), and empty mappings (dictionaries). All other values are 
>>interpreted as true."
>Bob Gailer
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