[Python-Dev] Re: product()
Guido van Rossum
guido at python.org
Thu Oct 23 00:29:13 EDT 2003
> My guess is that, after sum, the functions used in reduce get a lot more
> diverse, and that trying to replace all of them with builtins is not
That matches my intuition.
I figure even if we just started deprecating reduce() without offering
a replacement there wouldn't be many complaints. reduce() just
doesn't get enough mileage.
--Guido van Rossum (home page: http://www.python.org/~guido/)
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