[Python-Dev] pipe syntax for sequential data

Skip Montanaro skip at pobox.com
Tue Apr 13 12:58:27 EDT 2004

    >> This recipe proposes an alternative syntax for sequential data
    >> processing functions, that reflects unix shell pipe syntax. Here is
    >> an example:
    >> bash_users = ( file('/etc/passwd') | grep('/bin/bash') | aslist )

    aahz> If you're serious about this, you'll need to write up a PEP and
    aahz> push it forward.

Also, you should release it as a standalone module (perhaps create a
SourceForge project for it) so it can "cook" for awhile and you can get
feedback and perhaps some new command objects for your pipe.


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