python gripes survey

Josh joshway_without_spam at
Mon Aug 25 22:19:25 CEST 2003

sismex01 at wrote:
> [Afanasiy]
>>  Returning a struct in C is
>>  easier to deal with than returning a near-mystery tuple in Python.

> You *really* *must* *be* *kidding*.

> -gustavo

It's really pretty easy:

  typedef struct {
    int x;
    int y;
  } T;

  T f() {
    T t = { 1, 2 };
    return t;

  int main() {
    T t = f();
    return 0;

And arguably easier to deal with than Python in that the fields are
named.  I think that's all Afanasiy was getting at.

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