Syntactic sugar for assignment statements: one value to multiple targets?
steve+comp.lang.python at pearwood.info
Wed Aug 3 04:25:51 EDT 2011
> Target lists using comma separation are great, but they don't work
> very well for this task. What I want is something like
> a,b,c,d,e = *dict()
a, b, c, d, e = [dict() for i in range(5)]
Unfortunately there is no way of doing so without counting the assignment
targets. While slightly ugly, it doesn't seem ugly enough to justify the
extra complexity of special syntax for such a special case.
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