More random python observations from a perl programmer

Toby Dickenson htrd90 at zepler.org
Sun Aug 22 14:58:51 CEST 1999


nascheme at ucalgary.ca (Neil Schemenauer) wrote:

>This is called tuple unpacking.  It is definitely cool.  In the
>newer versions of Python unpacking works on other sequences as
>well.  For example:
>
>	x, y, z = (1, 2, 3)
>	a, b, c = [1, 2, 3]

Cool, I never knew that worked with other sequences too!

I guess "_tuple_ unpacking" isn't the best name for this anymore ;-)

Thanks,


Toby Dickenson




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