append on lists
fredrik at pythonware.com
Mon Sep 15 22:43:00 CEST 2008
> If d should reference the list a extended with a single list element
> you need at least two lines
why do you need two names for the same thing?
> and not more intuitive d = a.append(7)
unless you completely change the semantics of "append", your code would
modify "a" as well. how is that "more intuitive"?
side effects are bad as they are, but side effects in unexpected places
is a really lousy idea. I don't think you've thought this one through,
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