[Python-ideas] Operator for inserting an element into a list

Chris Angelico rosuav at gmail.com
Sun Jun 17 20:47:16 EDT 2018


On Mon, Jun 18, 2018 at 9:28 AM, Greg Ewing <greg.ewing at canterbury.ac.nz> wrote:
> Chris Angelico wrote:
>
>> kwargs.pop("some_key") could plausibly be spelled del
>> kwargs["some_key"] if del were (like yield) upgraded to expression.
>
>
> Except that "delete" is a really misleading name for such
> an operation!
>

Is it? It's removing one element from the dictionary. Is that really
so misleading?

ChrisA


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