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Testing the data type of a value

Luuk <luuk at invalid.lan> writes:

> After thinking about this, (i am prettry new to python), i was doing this:
>>>> print(type(5),type(int),type(5)==type(int),type(5)==int)
> <class 'int'> <class 'type'> False True
> Can someone explain why   type(5)==int   evaluates to   True ?
>>> print(int)
<class 'int'>

The value of int is the class int, which is the class of 5, so type(5) is also that same class int.
Piet van Oostrum <piet-l at vanoostrum.org>
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