[Python-ideas] Starred expression in right-hand side

dbpokorny at gmail.com dbpokorny at gmail.com
Thu Jun 26 20:42:21 CEST 2008


On Jun 25, 11:06 pm, Arnaud Delobelle <arno... at googlemail.com> wrote:

> What makes you think it is much less efficient?

AFAIK the intermediate list is discarded immediately after being
constructed. I think the main thing the generalized star expression
has going for it is aesthetic value, "cool" factor, and less keyboard
typing.

David



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