[Python-ideas] clear() method for lists

Ben Finney ben+python at benfinney.id.au
Sat Apr 4 03:14:31 CEST 2009

Andre Roberge <andre.roberge at gmail.com> writes:

> On Fri, Apr 3, 2009 at 8:33 PM, Ben Finney
> > wrote:
> > More than explicit, it would make ‘clear’ the One Obvious Way To
> > Do It for base collection types. +1 from me.
> Seeing mostly positive responses so far ... Is it worth writing a
> pre-PEP to formalize this suggestion?

I wouldn't think it worth a PEP. Simpler to produce a patch
implementing and documenting the change, and see what reception it
gets on python-dev.

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