PEP309 - built-in curry class (revisions)

Carl Banks imbosol-1046369929 at aerojockey.com
Thu Feb 27 19:32:25 CET 2003


Alex Martelli wrote:
> Carl Banks wrote:
>   ...
>> A new list-type that can grow on both ends would help functional
>> programming a lot.
> 
> alist.insert(0, atfront) and alist.append(atback) may not have
> equally good _performance_ characteristics, but they sure do show 
> that existing lists ARE quite able to "grow on both ends".

Well, yes.  I should have said "a new list-type that can grow on both
ends with good performance."  (I'm lazy.)


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CARL BANKS




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