[Python-ideas] clear() method for lists

Nick Coghlan ncoghlan at gmail.com
Fri Feb 12 10:58:09 CET 2010

George Sakkis wrote:
> Speaking of new potential list methods, how about list.get(index,
> default=None) ala dict.get ? I'm sure this has must have come up at
> some point but can't find it ATM.

I believe it runs afoul of the moratorium, but a getitem() builtin might
be a better idea (since it would then work for any class that implements


Nick Coghlan   |   ncoghlan at gmail.com   |   Brisbane, Australia

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