Pop a list from beginning ? and memory saving...
jepler at unpythonic.net
Wed Jun 5 08:37:07 EDT 2002
On Tue, Jun 04, 2002 at 11:36:39PM -0400, Peter Hansen wrote:
(speaking about this expression):
>> l[:] = 
> Oh, and in my opinion, that is obscure and deserves a
> comment explaining how it works, and why it is being done.
> I might not feel that way if I write that idiom a few times,
> though. :)
is clearer than
l[:] = 
I'd accept the first one immediately, and puzzle over the second one for
a short (or even long) time.
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