From: Jesús Gabriel y Galán on 16 Feb 2010 13:16
On Tue, Feb 16, 2010 at 7:01 PM, Robert Klemme
> On 02/15/2010 05:50 PM, Jesús Gabriel y Galán wrote:
>> 2010/2/15 Jesús Gabriel y Galán <jgabrielygalan(a)gmail.com>:
>>> I think it might be because the parallel assigment creates an array
>>> under the hood?
> However it is done technically, parallel assignment needs more space because
> it has to evaluate *all* right hand sides before doing any assignments.
> Otherwise swapping would not be possible
> a, b = b, a
> So, yes, it's likely an Array under the hood
Yep, that was my thought and that's why I checked with ObjectSpace,
that indeed shows Arrays being created.
It was easier for me than checking the implementation :-).