[Python-Dev] generator comprehension syntax, was: accumulator display syntax

Raymond Hettinger python at rcn.com
Fri Oct 17 21:10:05 EDT 2003

> I'd just like to pipe into this discussion saying that while Peter
> Norvig's pre-PEP is neat, I'd reject it if it were a PEP; the main
> reason that the proposed notation doesn't return a list.  I agree that
> having generator comprehensions would be a more general solution.  I
> don't have a proposal for generator comprehension syntax though, and
> [yield ...] has the same problem.

Is Phil's syntax acceptable to everyone?

     (yield:  x*x for x in roots)

I think this form works nicely.

looking-for-resolution-and-consensus-ly yours,


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