[Python-ideas] Fwd: New suggested built in keyword: do

Jamie Willis jw14896 at my.bristol.ac.uk
Fri Jun 8 10:15:35 EDT 2018

I don't see how this is different to just:

for x in range(50): print(x)
Can you elaborate further?

On Jun 8 2018, at 3:12 pm, Randy Diaz <randiaz95 at gmail.com> wrote:
> I think that the keyword do would solve problems that occur when people want a simple way to run a command over an iterable but they dont want to store the data.
> example:
> do print(x) for x in range(50)
> ---------
> this above command will not return anything and will just run the command that is underlined over a generator. thus running a command comprehension or do comprehension. this will stop people from using the list comprehension to run an iterable through a function when they dont want to return anything. ( Specifically if memory is something we would want to conserve, such as in multithreaded web applications. )
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