More random python observations from a perl programmer

Barry A. Warsaw bwarsaw at
Sun Aug 22 18:16:51 EDT 1999

>>>>> "TD" == Toby Dickenson <htrd90 at> writes:

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

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

Right.  This changed circa 1.5 alpha 4, about the same time I added
class exceptions.  It actually works with any PySequence object
("sequence unpacking"), but lists and tuples get the fast


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