[Python-ideas] Unpacking a dict
ethan at stoneleaf.us
Wed May 25 20:14:27 EDT 2016
On 05/25/2016 04:58 PM, MRAB wrote:
> On 2016-05-26 00:41, Ethan Furman wrote:
>> or, as Random pointed out
>> x, y, z = [some_dict[k] for k in ('a', 'b', 'c')]
>> which has a nice symmetry to it.
> Could we use 'as', which is already used for renaming in imports?
> a as x, b as y, c as z = some_dict
I'm okay with that.
> or, perhaps:
> 'a' as x, 'b' as y, 'c' as z = some_dict
> which would cater for keys that aren't valid as identifiers.
That probably makes more sense, especially since it's already the
rare(r) case of needing/wanting to rename the keys.
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