[Python-ideas] Unpack of sequences
Guido van Rossum
guido at python.org
Thu Aug 30 16:50:45 CEST 2012
On Wed, Aug 29, 2012 at 11:57 PM, Serhiy Storchaka <storchaka at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 29.08.12 21:20, Steven D'Aprano wrote:
>> But once you have multiple
>> it gets ugly soon, e.g. the typical enumeration (anti-)pattern:
>> RED, YELLOW, BLUE, GREEN = 'RED', 'YELLOW', 'BLUE', 'GREN'
> for n in 'RED', 'YELLOW', 'BLUE', 'GREN':
> globals()[n] = n
Please, please, please. I much prefer to repeat myself than to use
such an ugly hack.
--Guido van Rossum (python.org/~guido)
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