No swap function in Python?
mwh at python.net
Wed May 30 19:10:09 CEST 2001
Thomas Wouters <thomas at xs4all.net> writes:
> On Wed, May 30, 2001 at 04:57:41PM +0200, Bolton, Gawain [ADC:4808:EXCH] wrote:
> > There doesn't seem to be a "swap" function in Python two swap the values
> > of two variables. I was wondering why this is.
> Because it isn't necessary.
Or possible, in any helpful sense of the word.
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