[Python-Dev] Re: accumulator display syntax

Greg Ewing greg at cosc.canterbury.ac.nz
Tue Oct 21 04:01:29 EDT 2003

> Except, if it was defined such that you wrote:
>    sum of [x*x for x in the_values]

I don't think that would be a good idea, because the square
brackets make it look less efficient than it really is,
and leave you wondering why you shouldn't just write
a function call with a listcomp as argument instead.

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