[Tutor] trouble with function-- trying to check
kent37 at tds.net
Thu Mar 15 11:25:54 CET 2007
> In 5.9 of the Language Reference it says:
> "Comparisons can be chained arbitrarily, e.g., |x < y <= z| is
> equivalent to |x < y and y <= z"
> |So this would mean that
> item == item in word2
> item == item and item in word2
> (item == item) and (item in word2)
> which would first return each value in parentheses and place each value
> on either side of the boolean operator [ and ]
What do you think your expression does? Since 'and' has a lower
precedence than == and 'in', the two expressions have the same meaning.
I added the parentheses for emphasis.
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