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Published: Aug 27 2010 / 23:06

First of all list() is not an unknown method in the PHP community, where almost every PHP developer knows what it does. The pity is that it has, perhaps, remained useless, although there is hidden power in it!
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yakkoh replied ago:

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Very good.
But "The funny thing is that nobody use it ..." because it is not 'natural' or usual to use a function on left of an =.
Returning multiple values should be supported by functions but it is not the case. Multiple values are available in Common Lisp.

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Stoimen Popov replied ago:

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Yeah, I have never thought about that, but you're completely right!

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