[Python-Dev] zip() in Py2.4

Barry Warsaw barry@python.org
30 Jul 2003 10:20:11 -0400

On Wed, 2003-07-30 at 09:00, Raymond Hettinger wrote:
> Currently, zip() with no arguments raises an exception.
> Does anyone have objections to my having it return an
> empty list instead?

Raymond, I remember that we made an explicit decision for zero arg zip()
to raise an exception, but I don't remember what the rationale was.  Can
you go back into the archives and see if you can find that discussion (I
believe zip() predates the peps).