x, = y (???)
socyl at 987jk.com.invalid
Thu Jul 17 21:11:36 CEST 2008
I just came across an assignment of the form
x, = y
where y is a string (in case it matters).
1. What's the meaning of the comma in the LHS of the assignment?
2. How could I have found this out on my own?
(Regarding (2) above, I consulted the index of several Python
reference books but I could not find the answer to (1). I hope to
find a better Python reference!)
NOTE: In my address everything before the first period is backwards;
and the last period, and everything after it, should be discarded.
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