[Tutor] Usefulness of BIFs all() and any()?

Steven D'Aprano steve at pearwood.info
Tue Sep 25 18:52:06 CEST 2012

On 26/09/12 02:11, Richard D. Moores wrote:
> On Tue, Sep 25, 2012 at 6:41 AM, Steven D'Aprano<steve at pearwood.info>  wrote:
>> There are over a dozen examples of any or all in the Python standard
>> library.
> How could I have gone about finding these examples? I tried searching
> the docs on any and all, but found them only in the BIF section,
> <http://docs.python.org/py3k/library/functions.html>.

I used the Linux tools on my PC to search the library.

(Oooh, I'm in trouble now... I called them *Linux* tools instead of GNU tools)
*half a smiley*

At a bash prompt, I did:

cd /usr/local/lib/python3.2
grep " all[(]" *.py
grep " any[(]" *.py

Whatever your operating system is, find your Python installation, and search
the .py files.

You can also try these:



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