[Python-Dev] Re: syntactic shortcut - unpack to variably sizedlist

Nick Coghlan ncoghlan at iinet.net.au
Sat Nov 20 18:34:34 CET 2004

Raymond Hettinger wrote:
> Also, the pep would likely kill the remote, but non-zero chance of ever
> getting the a,b,*c syntax.  IOW, the pep may be a step backwards.

Officially killing that syntax was actually one of the stated goals of the PEP.

However, the PEP editors would be well within their rights to reject the draft 
as 'lacking focus'. I wouldn't be offended given the whole 20 minutes it took to 
write it :)


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