[Python-3000] PEP 3113 (Removal of Tuple Parameter Unpacking)
Guido van Rossum
guido at python.org
Sun Mar 4 20:35:19 CET 2007
On 3/4/07, Brett Cannon <brett at python.org> wrote:
> On 3/4/07, Guido van Rossum <guido at python.org> wrote:
> > I see lukewarm support for keeping these at most, and probably
> > lukewarm support for removing them at well. That means I get to decide
> > and nobody will care much (for once :-). So my decision is to get rid
> > of them.
> Woohoo! Can I go ahead and mark the PEP as accepted then?
> > Actually they can be annotated. But that's no reason to keep them either. :-)
> I actually meant they can't be annotated like ``def fxn((a, b):int):
> pass``. I think what Guido is thinking of is ``def fxn((a:int,
> b:int)): pass`` (although that causes an assertion error:
> Python/compile.c:2430: failed assertion `scope ||
> PyString_AS_STRING(name) == '_'').
Hm, I've never seen that assert. How to provoke it? Anyway, it will be
ripped out when the tuple parameters are ripped out. You might even
get the prize for ripping out the most code! :-)
> > Though the PEP might be fixed.
> I will do that right now.
--Guido van Rossum (home page: http://www.python.org/~guido/)
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