[Python-ideas] filter-only list comps

Fred Drake fdrake at acm.org
Thu Feb 25 15:20:56 CET 2010

On Thu, Feb 25, 2010 at 8:45 AM, Nick Coghlan <ncoghlan at gmail.com> wrote:
> Even aside from the interpreter parsing problem, there's actually a more
> important human parsing problem.

Another human parsing problem is this:

    x = [(k, v) in somedict.items() if condition(v)]

What should be stored in the result?  While we can decide what it
should be, it's not blindingly obvious for a reader.


Fred L. Drake, Jr.    <fdrake at gmail.com>
"Chaos is the score upon which reality is written." --Henry Miller

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