"David A. Black" <dblack / wobblini.net> schrieb im Newsbeitrag
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> Hi --
>
> On Sat, 20 Dec 2003, Hal Fulton wrote:
>
> > David A. Black wrote:
> > > Anyway, Robert seemed to be suggesting that, of the two ways that have
> > > been demonstrated, returning a single array is the 'appropriate' way
> > > and that was what I wasn't following.
> >
> > A semantic issue. But then, isn't everything?
> >
> > The actual return is an array either way. Whether you then assign
> > it to one var or two is beyond the control or concern of the method.
>
> I should have said: I thought Robert meant that saving to one variable
> was the appropriate way -- i.e., I thought he was saying that there was
> something inherently bad about doing:
>
>   a,b = meth
>
> and that one should always do:
>
>   all = meth
>
> Aside from not having expressed clearly what I thought he meant, I
> later realized that he hadn't meant that anyway -- he was talking
> about the rhs (i.e., what's appropriate is to do: return a,b).

:-)))  Exactly.

Cheers & merry christmas!

    robert