[Python-3000] Request for prod()

Georg Brandl g.brandl at gmx.net
Sun Jan 6 11:08:36 CET 2008

hashcollision schrieb:
> I request the addition of prod():
> def prod(seq):
>      s = 1
>      for x in seq:
>          s *= x
> prod is always as useful as sum()

It would have to be called product(), and I believe it has been proposed
multiple times and been rejected under the "not every 3-line function
has to be builtin" rule.

It could of course be added to functools...


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