[Python-Dev] PyList API missing PyList_Pop() and PyList_Delete

Michael Hudson mwh at python.net
Mon Oct 27 07:45:31 EST 2003

"Raymond Hettinger" <python at rcn.com> writes:

>>     PyList_SetSlice(lst, n-1, n, NULL);
> There's the new piece of information.  I didn't know that the final
> argument could be NULL and creating/destroying and empty list for the
> arg was unpleasant.  I'll add that info to the API docs.

"del<wotsit> thing" is punned into "set<wotsit> thing NULL" at a
pretty low level, and fairly consistently (hope that made sense...).


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