[Python-Dev] accumulator display syntax

Greg Ewing greg at cosc.canterbury.ac.nz
Sun Oct 19 20:08:31 EDT 2003

"Phillip J. Eby" <pje at telecommunity.com>:

> If you look at it this way, then you can consider [x for x in S] to be 
> shorthand syntax for list(x for x in S), as they would both produce the 
> same result.  However, IIRC, the current listcomp implementation actually 
> binds 'x' in the current local namespace, whereas the generator version 
> would not.

Are we sure about that?

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