[Tutor] Maths: getting degrees from radians (or am I wrong?)

Nathan Coulter com.pooryorick.lists at pooryorick.com
Wed Sep 21 01:45:06 CEST 2005


John Fouhy wrote:
> On 21/09/05, R. Alan Monroe <amonroe at columbus.rr.com> wrote:
> 
>>> >>> math.degrees(_)  <--- in all my time on tutor
>>
>>                             I have never noticed
>>                             this underscore trick
>>                             before
> 
> 
> I'm not a big fan of it, actually.  It smells of Perl and those opaque
> one-liners that make use of implicit functions implicitely setting
> implicit variables...
> 

It also only works in *interactive* interpreters. -- Poor Yorick


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