[Python-ideas] clear() method for lists
raymond.hettinger at gmail.com
Fri Feb 5 22:09:42 CET 2010
ISTM, the language moratorium would preclude this change.
Also, since it doesn't actually add any new functionality,
it is more of a documentation issue, teaching basic python idioms:
s[:] = 
On Feb 5, 2010, at 11:39 AM, Gerald Britton wrote:
> In the list archives, this thread
> discusses adding a clear() method to list objects, to complement those
> available for sets and dictionaries. Later in the thread:
> Christian Heimes provided a patch to do it and R. H. commented that
> all it would take is Guido's blessing.
> So, I'm wondering, can we do this? What are the steps needed to ask
> this work to be blessed?
> Gerald Britton
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