Generator Comprehensions? was Re: a break for comprehensions
Guido van Rossum
guido at zope.com
Wed Aug 1 05:26:35 CEST 2001
> > How about if we combine your ideas:
> > y = [yield x*2 for x in g()]
> Geeze, that's like, way obvious. Why didn't I say that in the first place?
> Good stuff is always way obvious. Nice one Paul :-)
> What do you think Guido? => CVS?
I don't think so. Generators are most useful when they do more than
iterate over a pre-existing sequence, so I doubt that this would be a
common pattern. Also I'm not sure I like overloading of the [...]
brackets, which (to me) very strongly say "real concrete list here".
--Guido van Rossum (home page: http://www.python.org/~guido/)
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