[Python-Dev] Re: A cute new way to get an infinite loop
tjreedy at udel.edu
Fri Sep 24 02:31:04 CEST 2004
"Tim Peters" <tim.peters at gmail.com> wrote in message
news:1f7befae040923012645bc07f8 at mail.gmail.com...
>>>> x = 
>>>> x.extend(-y for y in x)
Very similar to this old way (2.2 and I presume before):
>>> for i in l: l.append(i)
Traceback (most recent call last):
File "<stdin>", line 1, in ?
but admittedly a bit more baroque ;-)
So, are things like this a programming bug, interpreter bug, or language
definition bug? or just a 'gotcha'?
Terry J. Reedy
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