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

Kent Johnson kent37 at tds.net
Wed Sep 21 04:05:33 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...

I'm actually not much of a fan either - it's too easy to lose what I wanted by doing another step, then it's too late. And I usually don't use it on tutor because I think it is a bit obscure. This time I wondered if anyone would notice :-)


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