[Python-ideas] clear() method for lists
fuzzyman at gmail.com
Fri Apr 3 20:33:37 CEST 2009
+1 from me
The current methods are all slightly ugly.
2009/4/3 Giampaolo Rodola' <gnewsg at gmail.com>
> On 3 Apr, 12:53, Andre Roberge <andre.robe... at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Hi everyone,
> > On the general Python list, a suggestion was made to add a clear() method
> > list, as the "obvious" way to do
> > del some_list[:]
> > or
> > some_list[:] = 
> > since the clear() method is currently the obvious way to remove all
> > from dict and set objects.
> > I believe that this would be a lot more intuitive to beginners learning
> > language, making Python more uniform.
> > André
> I always wondered why there wasn't such a thing from the beginning.
> + 1 from me.
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