Iteration over two sequences

Terry Reedy tjreedy at
Thu Jan 13 01:10:28 CET 2005

"It's me" <itsme at> wrote in message 
news:MrdFd.10646$5R.6473 at
>I tried this and I got:
> [(1, 'a'), (2, 'b'), (3, 'c')]
> But if I change:
> a=[1,2]
> I got:
> [(1, 'c')]
> Why is that?  I thought I should be getting:
> [(1, 'a'),(2,'b')]
> ?????

Cut and paste the actual input and output for an interactive session with a 
freshly started interpreter and perhaps we can answer for sure.

Terry J. Reedy

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