expression form of one-to-many dict?
steven.bethard at gmail.com
Sat Dec 18 12:00:59 CET 2004
Fredrik Lundh wrote:
> Steven Bethard wrote:
>>>The map form, in this case, parses instantly in my brain, while the listcomp
>>>certainly takes a few cycles. And note that I'm not talking about the typing
>>>conciseness, but about the effort for my brain. But maybe I'm just wired
>>Well, different at least. I find the map one harder to parse mentally.
> if you have trouble parsing a function call, I'm glad I don't have to maintain
> your Python programs...
I don't know what I said to upset you so, but I do apologize.
If you could tell me what it was about my statement (that I find a list
comprehension to be a clearer description of program flow than a map
application) that so insulted you, I would be glad to avoid such
comments in the future, if it would avoid such vicious replies from you.
 In my mind, the program flow is spelled out explicitly in the list
comprehension and only implicitly in the map application. Thus the list
comprehension is clearer to me.
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