[Python-Dev] accumulator display syntax

Greg Ewing greg at cosc.canterbury.ac.nz
Tue Oct 21 03:43:06 EDT 2003


> But the executive summary remains: the generator wins because it
> doesn't have to materialize the whole list.

But what would happen if the generator were replaced with
in-line code that computes the values and feeds them to
an accumulator object, such as might result from an
accumulator syntax that gets inline-expanded in the
same way as a list comp?

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