[Python-Dev] removing nested tuple function parameters

Greg Ewing greg.ewing at canterbury.ac.nz
Tue Sep 20 04:55:02 CEST 2005

Steven Bethard wrote:

> I guess if tuple unpacking in function parameters goes away, I think
> we should change the __getitem__ machinery so that:
>     obj[x1, x2, ..., xN]
> is translated to:
>     obj.__getitem__(x1, x2, ..., xN)
> where __getitem__ would now have to take a *args when called with tuples.

That might be a reasonable idea to consider for Py3k
in any case.

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