Python3: on removing map, reduce, filter

Andrey Tatarinov elephantum at
Sun Jan 9 09:32:55 EST 2005

Paul Rubin wrote:
>>How does GvR suggestions on removing map(), reduce(), filter()
>>correlate with the following that he wrote himself (afaik):
> I think that article was written before list comprehensions were added
> to Python.

anyway list comprehensions are just syntaxic sugar for

 >>> for var in list:
 >>>     smth = ...
 >>>     res.append(smth)

(is that correct?)

so there will be no speed gain, while map etc. are C-implemented

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