Tuple Format?

Gene C gchiaramonte at yahoo.com
Wed Sep 6 14:09:53 CEST 2000


> The inconsistancy of trailing commas or semicolons (tuple
> operators?)  can be solved by requiring them.
>
>     one_item_tuple = 1;
>     two_item_tuple = 1;2;
>
> Now tuple construction can be explained by saying:
>
>     The tuple operator - ';' - concatenates the preceeding
>     item into a tuple.
>
>         [item] ; [item ; ...]
>
> Is that simple enough?

yes

> Would it work?

 no - semicolons are used to delimit statements. pg 14 - Python Essential
Ref

two_item_tuple = 1;2;

is the same as

two_item_tuple = 1;
2;







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