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Wed Dec 20 22:44:45 EST 2000
"Tim Peters" <tim.one at home.com> wrote in message
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> [gbreed at cix.compulink.co.uk]
> > ...
> > If you want to empty a sequence, but preserve the type, try
> > filter(lambda x:0, asequence).
> Picking a nit: that returns an empty list, regardless of type(asequence).
> To get an empty sequence of the same type, do
> or even
> asequence * 0
> there's-only-one-way-to-do-it-ly y'rs - tim
Yes, that's the way that I was thinking the (arguably logical) change in
"not sequence" semantics might be used. I don't propose that such a change
be made, however.
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