[Python-3000] [Python-Dev] Python 3000 Status Update (Long!)
Russell E. Owen
rowen at cesmail.net
Mon Jun 25 21:55:53 CEST 2007
In article <20070624132756.7998.JCARLSON at uci.edu>,
Josiah Carlson <jcarlson at uci.edu> wrote:
> ...one could make the argument that TOOTDI says that literals and
> generators + constructors are the only reasonable options.
> Comprehensions save perhaps 5 characters over the constructor method,
> and may be a bit faster, but result in teh asymmetry above. But I will
> admit that comprehension syntax is not likely to be going anywhere, and
> dictionary comprehensions are not likely to be added (and neither are
> tuple comprehensions).
OK, I'll bite. Does Python really need both list comprehensions and
generator expressions? Perhaps list comprehensions should go away in
Python 3000? I'm sure it's been discussed (I'm late to this list) and a
google search showed a few blog entries but nothing more.
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