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Python Python Collections (Retired) Lists Redux Pop

Simon Dein
Simon Dein
4,772 Points

Why not make the 'idx' inside the function?

Is there a reason for why Kenneth takes the 'idx'-input outside the function and passing it to the function instead of just putting it all inside?

In my script i take the input AND execute the the removal inside the function without any trouble. I was just thinking the "main"-script would look cleaner like that.

Is there a reason for this? Is it wrong in any way to do it like i've done?

1 Answer

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
227,114 Points

It doesn't make any difference if the function is only used one time.

But writing the function to take the argument makes it possible to re-use the function in other situations where the item to be removed is already known and input will not be required.