append to non-existing list
roy at panix.com
Wed Nov 9 14:29:28 CET 2005
Yves Glodt <y.glodt at sitasoftware.lu> wrote:
> My question is: Is there no way to append to a non existing list?
Nope. The problem (well, part of the problem, anyway) is that when you do:
what's happening is you're calling foo's append method. If foo doesn't
already exist, it has no way of knowing what to call.
> I am lazy for declaring it first, IMHO it bloats the code, and (don't
> know if it's good to say that here) where I come from (php) I was used
> to not-needing it...
Python is not php. Nor is it Perl. Nor it is a whole bunch of other
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