Haskell like (c:cs) syntax

Stefan Niemann stefan at 3niemann.de
Wed Aug 29 00:00:49 CEST 2007


sorry that I'm relatively new to Python. But the syntax and semantics of 
Python already fascinate me, because I'm familiar with functional languages 
like Haskell.

Is there a pattern matching construct in Python like (head : tail), meaning 
'head' matches the first element of a list and 'tail' matches the rest? I 
could not find this in the Python documentation.


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