list comprehensions to effect visitors

Peter Hansen peter at
Thu Dec 6 22:11:19 EST 2001

Bruce Eckel wrote:
> I am in fact feverishly translating "Thinking in Patterns" into
> "Thinking in Python" to prepare for my tutorial at the Python
> conference, which is due monday. I was certain it would be an
> enormous job as it was with C++ and Java to write these examples,
> but as usual Python changes everything, and I might even hit the
> deadline.

Why not post some of the samples here as a translation exercise?

I'm sure there would be a few people interested in helping
translate some of them over the weekend.  People with no lives.
(No, not people like me.  I meant *other* people... ;-)

the-c.l.p-community-is-a-large-part-of-python's-advantages-ly yr's,
Peter Hansen, P.Eng.
peter at

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