Pythonic way to sum n-th list element?
roy at panix.com
Tue Apr 22 14:48:34 CEST 2003
Alex Martelli <aleax at aleax.it> wrote:
> You're welcome, but for "sum() returns 0" you should thank Guido
> and Tim (it would raise a ValueError if I had implemented it my way;-).
It's hard to imagine that anybody who would put complex number support
in the core of the language, and use the One True Symbol for the
imaginary unit would think sum() should be anything but zero. I'm
with Guido j^2 on this one.
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