[Python-Dev] Re: Adding any() and all()

Reinhold Birkenfeld reinhold-birkenfeld-nospam at wolke7.net
Fri Mar 11 17:06:33 CET 2005


Guido van Rossum wrote:
> See my blog: http://www.artima.com/forums/flat.jsp?forum=106&thread=98196
> 
> Do we even need a PEP or is there a volunteer who'll add any() and all() for me?

There is an interesting proposal in the forum:

"""
He proposes that

[x in list if x > 0]

(which is currently undefined) be exactly equal to:

[x for x in list if x > 0]
"""

What about that?

And, don't you want to save any() and all() for junctions, like those in
Perl 6? <har, har...>

Reinhold

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