Inverse of dict(zip(x,y))

Lie Ryan lie.1296 at
Wed Mar 4 15:44:41 CET 2009

Lorenzo wrote:

> zip() in conjunction with the * operator can be used to unzip a list:

That's because zip is the inverse operation of zip. I remember someone 
saying that zip's typical name is transpose (like in matrix transpose).

   a == zip(*zip(*a))

<nitpick> * in argument unpacking is not an operator </nitpick>

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