[Python-ideas] values in vs. values out

Eric Smith eric at trueblade.com
Thu Jan 13 16:33:02 CET 2011

On 01/13/2011 10:21 AM, Luc Goossens wrote:
> Hi Eric (and Rob, and Ben, ...),
> Sorry maybe this was not clear from my mail but I am not so much
> interested in possible work-arounds but in why this asymmetry exists in
> the first place.
> I mean is there a reason as to why it is the way it is, or is it just
> that nobody ever asked for anything else.

If the system automatically ignored "new" return values (for whatever 
"new" might mean), I think it would be too easy to miss return values 
that you don't mean to be ignoring.


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