Bug in list comprehensions in Pyhton 2.1.1?

Peter Hansen peter at engcorp.com
Tue Nov 13 01:57:26 CET 2001


Tim Peters wrote:
> 
> [Fernando Pérez]
> > Well, at least it's a nano-ego trip to have found a bug in Python after
> > having only recently started to use the language :-)
> 
> That's why it's very important to immerse yourself in Python at the start,
> at least 24 hours each day:  regardless of software product, it's the new
> users who *always* uncover the bugs that have been there forever.  They try
> things the authors can't even imagine.  As a special incentive, at the end
> of 2100, coinciding with the release of Python 4, we're going to give a
> Fabulous Prize to whichever Python newcomer found the most bugs in the
> preceding century.  So far, you're the front-runner <wink>.

Unfortunately he didn't win, or you would have just used the time
machine to come back and award it to him now...

(And don't tell us the date on Python 4 has slipped *again*! :-( )

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