tuples, index method, Python's design

Terry Reedy tjreedy at udel.edu
Wed Apr 11 03:09:39 CEST 2007

"Paul Boddie" <paul at boddie.org.uk> wrote in message 
news:1176220636.297496.21440 at o5g2000hsb.googlegroups.com...
| always enlightening/entertaining to see the rationales given for the
| rejection of this and other features, in contrast to things like "y if
| x else z" which just seem to mysteriously acquire momentum and then
| power their way in regardless.

No mystery.  It was Guido's initial proposal and he never changed his mind. 

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