Syntactic sugar for assignment statements: one value to multiple targets?
ethan at stoneleaf.us
Wed Aug 17 15:52:29 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()
This isn't going to happen. From all the discussion so far I think your
best solution is a simple helper function (not tested):
def repeat(count_, object_, *args, **kwargs):
result = 
for _ in range(count_):
a, b, c, d, e = repeat(5, dict)
These are each new objects, so depending on the function (like the
random.rand_int example) the values may not be the same.
Oh, and I put the trailing _ on count and object to minimize possible
conflicts with keyword arguments.
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