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Test 0 and false since false is 0


On 7/12/2017 7:35 AM, Rhodri James wrote:
> On 12/07/17 03:29, Stefan Ram wrote:
>> Grant Edwards <grant.b.edwards at gmail.com> writes:
>>> False is required to be a singleton.
>>
>>    ?singleton? usually means ?the sole object of its class?.
>>
>>        ?Ensure a class only has one instance, and provide a
>>        global point of access to it.? - Gamma et al.

>>>>> type( False )
>> <class 'bool'>
>>
>>>>> type( True )
>> <class 'bool'>
>>
>>    It seems, ?False? is not a singleton under the
>>    implementation of Python I used.
> 
> The point that was being made is that there are no other bools than True 
> and False, and they are distinct from the objects 1 and 0.

By analogy with 'singleton', True and False constitute a 'doubleton' in 
the sense of being the sole 2 objects of class Bool.

-- 
Terry Jan Reedy