[Python-Dev] list.discard? (Re: dict.discard)

Greg Ewing greg.ewing at canterbury.ac.nz
Fri Sep 22 02:21:01 CEST 2006

Gustavo Niemeyer wrote:

>   >>> print set.discard.__doc__
>   Remove an element from a set if it is a member.

Actually I'd like this for lists. Often I find myself

   if x not in somelist:

A single method for doing this would be handy, and
more efficient.


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