[Tutor] if n == 0 vs if not n
vceder at canterburyschool.org
Mon Oct 5 21:47:15 CEST 2009
PEP 8, the "Style Guide for Python Code"
http://www.python.org/dev/peps/pep-0008/ is pretty clear that the
shorter version is preferable:
if not b:
and so on...
Sander Sweers wrote:
> Hi Tutors,
> I am going through someone's python script and I am seeing a lot of the
> following boolean checks.
> if not s == ""
> if not n == 0
> if b == True
> if not b == True
> All of these can be written without the == notation like "if n", "if s"
> Now in this case where it is only used as boolean checks which would be
> the most pythonic way if writing these checks?
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