[Python-Dev] listcomps vs. for loops
Guido van Rossum
guido at python.org
Mon Oct 20 14:08:07 EDT 2003
> What I remember you saying was that it was an unfortunate but necessary
> consequence so that it would work the same as
> L = 
> for x in R:
> print x
> You didn't want to have different semantics for two such similar
> constructs ("there's only one way"). You also didn't want to push a
> stack frame for listcomps.
Then I guess I *have* changed my mind. I guess I didn't think of the
renaming solution way back when.
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