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Title: Unnecessary Type casting in 'if condition'
Type: enhancement Stage: resolved
Components: asyncio Versions: Python 3.10
Status: closed Resolution: fixed
Dependencies: Superseder:
Assigned To: Nosy List: asvetlov, miss-islington, remi.lapeyre, wyz23x2, ys19991, yselivanov
Priority: normal Keywords: patch

Created on 2020-07-08 14:25 by ys19991, last changed 2022-04-11 14:59 by admin. This issue is now closed.

Pull Requests
URL Status Linked Edit
PR 21396 merged ys19991, 2020-07-08 14:32
PR 21518 closed wyz23x2, 2020-07-17 10:56
Messages (3)
msg373309 - (view) Author: Wansoo Kim (ys19991) * Date: 2020-07-08 14:25

When using 'if syntax', casting condition to bool type is unnecessary. Rather, it only occurs overhead.

If you look at the link above, the `val` has been cast to bool type. This works well without bool casting.

This issue is my first issue. So if you have a problem, please tell me!

Thanks You!
msg373826 - (view) Author: Rémi Lapeyre (remi.lapeyre) * Date: 2020-07-17 11:29
Hi Wansoo, welcome to Python!

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msg381995 - (view) Author: miss-islington (miss-islington) Date: 2020-11-28 11:37
New changeset 5b0194ed31376382da63ad5b10271a4acc4a80e8 by Wansoo Kim in branch 'master':
bpo-41241: Unnecessary Type casting in 'if condition' (GH-21396)
Date User Action Args
2022-04-11 14:59:33adminsetgithub: 85413
2020-11-28 11:49:15asvetlovsetstatus: open -> closed
resolution: fixed
stage: patch review -> resolved
2020-11-28 11:37:26miss-islingtonsetnosy: + miss-islington
messages: + msg381995
2020-07-17 11:29:28remi.lapeyresetnosy: + remi.lapeyre
messages: + msg373826
2020-07-17 10:56:31wyz23x2setpull_requests: + pull_request20655
2020-07-17 10:56:18wyz23x2setpull_requests: - pull_request20654
2020-07-17 10:54:16wyz23x2setnosy: + wyz23x2
pull_requests: + pull_request20654
2020-07-08 14:32:58ys19991setkeywords: + patch
stage: patch review
pull_requests: + pull_request20544
2020-07-08 14:25:35ys19991create