[Python-3000] Request for prod()

Paul Moore p.f.moore at gmail.com
Sun Jan 6 17:30:31 CET 2008

On 06/01/2008, Georg Brandl <g.brandl at gmx.net> wrote:
> Paul Moore schrieb:
> > On 06/01/2008, Georg Brandl <g.brandl at gmx.net> wrote:
> >> hashcollision schrieb:
> >> > I request the addition of prod():
> >> 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.
> >
> > Please also note that the time for requesting additions like this to
> > Python 3.0 is long past.
> Not really; standard library additions are yet to be considered.

I was responding to the (implicit) suggestion that it be a builtin.
Your response covers a request to add it to a library module
(functools, for example).


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