[Python-Dev] Pre-PEP: Allow Empty Subscript List Without Parentheses

Greg Ewing greg.ewing at canterbury.ac.nz
Sat Jun 10 12:57:42 CEST 2006

Ka-Ping Yee wrote:

> I think the whole discussion about the concept and meaning of
> zero-dimensional arrays is mostly irrelevant to the original
> issue.  The original issue is a *syntax* question: should
> x[()] be written as x[]?

But, at least as presented in the PEP, it's a
syntax that was motivated by a perceived need
for dealing with 0D arrays. So it seems relevant
to ask whether 0D arrays are really needed or not.

Does anyone have any other use case for this


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