Is there any nice way to unpack a list of unknown size??
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Sun Sep 14 21:16:04 CEST 2008
>> I want to do something like below:
>> 1. first, second, third, *rest = foo
> Python 3.0 has exactly this feature. No current Python 2.x version has it.
I asked something similar on c.l.p a while back and Diez
Roggisch gave this nice workaround/hack
It's a bit ugly in the implementation (sniffing the stack), but
elegant in the use, doing exactly what I needed.
It doesn't accommodate the "rest" portion that you reference, but
allows for arbitrary unpacking into a fixed-length tuple.
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