[Python-Dev] Efficient predicates for the standard library
cstork at ics.uci.edu
Sun Oct 5 05:59:54 EDT 2003
On Sun, Oct 05, 2003 at 12:26:48AM -0400, Jeremy Fincher wrote:
> > def some(pred, seq):
> > "Returns True if pred(x) is True at least one element in the iterable"
> > return True in imap(pred, seq)
> > def no(pred, seq):
> > "Returns True if pred(x) is False for every element in the iterable"
> > return True not in imap(pred, seq)
> I would instead call some "any" (it's more standard among the functional
> languages I've worked with), and I wouldn't bother with "no," since it's
> exactly the same as "not any" (or "not some," as the case may be).
Yep, seems better.
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