[Python-ideas] Starap function exists but it seems there's not such thing as "doublestarmap"

Krokosh Nikita de.lsnk at gmail.com
Wed Apr 10 05:55:49 EDT 2019


I need smth like starstarmap('{a} / {b}/ {c}'.format, [{a:1, b:2, c:3}, 
{a:4, b:5, c:6}, ...])

On 4/10/19 7:48 PM, Anders Hovmöller wrote:
> I don't really understand. You can do:
>
> '{a} {b}'.format(**{'a': 1}, **{'b': 2})
>
> Is that what you want?
>
>> On 10 Apr 2019, at 11:09, Krokosh Nikita <de.lsnk at gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>> Hello. I have a following question: How come there's no such thing in Python like starmap but which unpacks dicts as kwargs for fuction?
>>
>> For example I have a format string like "{param1}, {param2}" and want to get results passing list of dicts for it's .format().
>>
>> Of course I can do that with genexpr or some lambda with map.
>>
>> But can you clarify why starmap version of map fuction exists and doublestarmap doesn't?
>>
>>
>> Best Regards.
>>
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