cfelling at iae.nl
Sat Sep 2 21:17:31 CEST 2000
Alex Martelli <aleaxit at yahoo.com> wrote:
> I disagree. For any N, an N-element tuple is normally
> written with N-1 commas.
> Except for N==0, where N (0) commas are required; and
> N==1, where N (1) commas are required. So, 0 and 1 are
> both special-cases in this sense.
> An N-element tuple *may* be written with N commas
> (putting an 'extra' one after the last element). If N is
> 0 or 1, the N-element tuple *must* be written with N
So 2-and-up element tuples are the special case, as
a N-tuple has to be written with N commas, but as a
special case 2-and-up element tuples may omit the last one.
How is that for turning things upside down:)
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