[Python-Dev] PEP 289: Generator Expressions
Guido van Rossum
guido at python.org
Mon Oct 27 18:10:05 EST 2003
> Overall the pep is being well received. The discussion has been
> uncontentious and light (around 50-55 posts).
> There was occasional discussion about the parentheses requirement but
> that was quickly settled also. One idea that had some merit was to not
> require the outer parentheses for a single expression on the rhs of an
> g = (x**2 for x in range(10)) # maybe the outer parens are not needed
I really think they should be required. The 'for' keyword feels like
it has a lower "priority" than the assignment operator.
--Guido van Rossum (home page: http://www.python.org/~guido/)
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