comprehensions was Re: Switch statements again

Erik Max Francis max at alcyone.com
Fri Jan 17 00:41:48 CET 2003


Jack Diederich wrote:

> TMTOWTDI aside, I find filter and map much easier to pick out when
> reading
> through code.
	...
> The actual action is hidden at the end, we're doing a filter()
> 
> Less of a good reason, but map() and filter() exist in other languages
> so they are more broadly recognizable even to newbies.

I would hope that an experienced programmer would read the _whole_ line
before he makes up his mind about exactly what the code does.

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