larry at hastings.org
Sun Mar 11 09:56:44 CET 2007
Brett Cannon wrote:
> On 3/5/07, Greg Ewing <greg.ewing at canterbury.ac.nz> wrote:
>> seem to have either yet, is a *-arg on the end of the
>> unpacking list:
>> a, b, *c = [1, 2, 3, 4, 5]
>> giving a == 1, b == 2, c == [3, 4, 5].
> Now I know that was discussed on python-dev once, but I don't remember why didn't end up happening.
Surely you haven't forgotten your own recipe?
That was also published in the Python Cookbook (2nd Edition) as recipe
19.4: "Unpacking a Few Items in a Multiple Assignment".
As mentioned in the recipe, the original discussion was here:
The last message posted on the thread was from GvR, who was against it:
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