Python Metalanguage confusticates and bebothers me...

Jonadab the Unsightly One jonadab at
Tue Sep 19 13:43:20 CEST 2000

Erik Max Francis <max at> wrote:

> > "Tuples" don't necessarily have three elements.
> This one I don't follow.  _Tuple_ is a mathematical term for an element
> of a Cartesian product of sets -- in fact, they're called "ordered
> tuples."  

I've always seen "n-tuple" in the general case, though.
Nevermind; I'll get used to it.

- jonadab

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