[Python-Dev] comprehension abbreviation (was: Adding any() and
greg.ewing at canterbury.ac.nz
Sun Mar 13 07:57:58 CET 2005
Nick Coghlan wrote:
> That 'x in seq' bit still shouts "containment" to me rather than
> iteration, though.
> Perhaps repurposing 'from':
> (x from seq if f(x))
> That rather breaks TOOWTDI though (since it is essentially new syntax
> for a for loop). And I have other hopes for the meaning of (x from ()). . .
(for x in seq if f(x))
It still has the word 'for' in it and avoids mentioning
x more times than necessary.
Although I can't help feeling that it should be some
other word instead, such as
(all x in seq if f(x))
(every x in seq if f(x))
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