comprehensions was Re: Switch statements again
Erik Max Francis
max at alcyone.com
Fri Jan 17 13:05:09 CET 2003
Ville Vainio wrote:
> Of course, there is still the embarrassing issue of the list
> comprehension variable not being local to the list comprehension. Why,
> oh why won't people pre-deprecate it... at least in the documentation.
> Any hope to get it into the tutorial/lang reference for 2.3 :)?
Probably for the same reason that other iterative constructs that
introduce variables don't make them local to that structure either:
>>> [x for x in range(10)]
[0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9]
>>> for y in range(10): print y,
0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
If one annoys you, surely the other would, too?
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