[Python-Dev] Re: accumulator display syntax

David Eppstein eppstein at ics.uci.edu
Tue Oct 21 20:44:45 EDT 2003

In article <20031021233910.GA2091 at mems-exchange.org>,
 Neil Schemenauer <nas-python at python.ca> wrote:

> nother nice thing is that we have tuple and dict comprehensions
> for free:
>   tuple(x for x in S)
>   dict((k, v) for k, v in S)
>   Set(x for x in S)

Who cares about tuple comprehensions, but I would like similar syntactic 
sugar for dict comprehensions as for lists:
    {k:v for k,v in S}
(PEP 274).

David Eppstein                      http://www.ics.uci.edu/~eppstein/
Univ. of California, Irvine, School of Information & Computer Science

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