[Python-Dev] list splicing
Fred L. Drake, Jr.
fdrake at acm.org
Mon Sep 19 22:47:51 CEST 2005
On Monday 19 September 2005 16:36, Michael Chermside wrote:
> I'd just like to point out that this is a FRF (Frequently Requested
> Feature). I'm not arguing in favor of it, just pointing out that
> using "star unpacking" in tuple and list literals is an idea that
> I'm sure I've seen proposed at least a couple of times before.
Indeed, "star unpacking" has been brought up many times; I think it would be
really cool myself. (Regardless of whether it's the best use of development
effort; that would be up to the contributor.)
I haven't seen "star packing" proposed before, as best as I can recall.
That's what strikes me as different in this discussion.
Fred L. Drake, Jr. <fdrake at acm.org>
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