[Python-ideas] How assignment should work with generators?
steve at pearwood.info
Tue Nov 28 01:15:23 EST 2017
On Mon, Nov 27, 2017 at 06:31:28PM -0800, Mike Miller wrote:
> Believe the question behind the idea was, how to grab a couple items and
> then *stop?* If the syntax route is chosen, I'd expect something that
> tells me it is going to stop, like a "full stop" as the period/dot is
> called in jolly ol' England, e.g.:
> x, y, . = iterable
Sadly, that fails the "syntax should not look like grit on Tim's
monitor" test. Ellipsis at least has three pieces of grit in sequence,
which makes it more noticable.
> Not sure about the second comma though.
Without the comma, it will be visually too hard to distinguish from
x, y , = iterable
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