[Python-Dev] Re: generator expressions
bob at redivi.com
Sat Apr 24 11:02:55 EDT 2004
On Apr 24, 2004, at 10:58 AM, Peter Harris wrote:
> Michael Chermside wrote:
>> How do we go about asking
>> people to try it out (is a mention by Guido on comp.lang.python
>> -- Michael Chermside
> I'll play with generator expressions gladly. I have been using list
> comprehensions like mad, even in cases where I suspect a generator
> would be better. Also, I have a few uses of generators that might look
> clearer as generator expressions. So I'd be more than happy to make a
> test version of my current projects using generator expressions, just
> to see when they can make the code clearer, and whether there is
> anything about the semantics that trips me up too easily.
> I don't think my data sets are going to be big enough to test
> performance, just usability.
> Now, if someone checks in the implementation of PEP309 too <hint>, I
> would be as happy as a biscuit...
Well, I'm +1 on PEP309. I regularly wish I had partial function
application in Python. I also plan to experiment with generator
expressions sooner than later.
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