Assigning to None

Mike Meyer mwm at mired.org
Fri Jul 1 19:45:12 CEST 2005


Peter Hansen <peter at engcorp.com> writes:

> Mike Meyer wrote:
>> Yes. I once grabbed an old program that did assignments to None. But
>> that's always been a bad idea.
> What was the use case!?

Unpacking a tuple. Something like this:

          (foo, bar, None) = gen_tuple(stuff)

I've never seen that usage anywhere else.

     <mike
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