[Python-Dev] map() for methods

Paul Prescod paul@prescod.net
Thu, 20 Jul 2000 12:21:07 -0500

"M.-A. Lemburg" wrote:

> True, we'll need somthing like this for methods too... e.g.
> like the following API in mx.Tools:
> method_mapply(objects,methodname[,args=(),kw={}])
> ...
> The name is clumsy... suggestions welcome :-)

How about this name: "list comprehension."
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