my favorite line of py code so far

Stefan Behnel stefan_ml at behnel.de
Sat Nov 9 13:41:13 CET 2013


Peter Otten, 09.11.2013 12:49:
> There is no obvious meaning attached to _ -- so don't use it.

Not quite true. Depending on the context, the obvious meanings of "_" in
Python are either

1) "ignore me", e.g. in

    _, b = some_tuple

or

2) "this is a non-public thing", as in

    class Xyz:
        _private = 1

or

3) "I am the translation function", as commonly used in (HTML) templates:

    _("translation key here")


None of the three meanings applies to the OP's example, AFAICT.

Stefan





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