[Python-ideas] "While" suggestion
tjreedy at udel.edu
Tue Jul 29 23:19:00 CEST 2008
Roman Susi wrote:
> Python already has dict/list literals + list comprehensions.
Better to think that Python has generator expressions which can be used
in list, set, and dict comprehensions (the latter two in 3.0 and maybe 2.6).
> universal functional syntax could be used for the same things if only
> Python easier "laziness", because all those proposed untils and while
> could be then simply realized as functions.
Generator functions using loops and alternation are easy laziness for
cases not easily abbreviated by generator expressions. I see no reason
to complicate the language with new keywords.
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