proposals for having more fun with map

Alex Martelli aleaxit at yahoo.com
Tue Oct 12 09:17:14 CEST 2004


Tom Anderson <twic at urchin.earth.li> wrote:

> > Actually, the more likely future of map is moving *out* of the core, to
> > a "functional" module of some sort. List comprehensions (and soon
> > genexps) are the recommended approach.
> 
> NOOOOOOO!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! one by one, my favourite languages are being
> mutilated beyond recognition ... </overreaction>

Yep, an overreaction.  Moving a function among different modules of the
standard library (e.g., from builtins to a new module 'functional') is
very different from changing the language.


Alex



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