On Jul 12, 2013, at 04:01 PM, Nick Coghlan wrote:
I'd personally be in favour of the notion of also allowing strings as the first argument, so you could instead write:
data = fold("+=", , iterables)
You had me until here...
(Independent of this idea, it would actually be nice if the operator module had a dictionary mapping from op symbols to names, like operator.by_symbol["+="] giving operator.iadd)
...but this is a neat idea.