can list comprehensions replace map?
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Wed Jul 27 20:39:59 CEST 2005
David Isaac wrote:
> Newbie question:
> I have been generally open to the proposal that list comprehensions
> should replace 'map', but I ran into a need for something like
> when len(x)>len(y). I cannot it seems use 'zip' because I'll lose
> info from x. How do I do this as a list comprehension? (Or,
> more generally, what is the best way to do this without 'map'?)
It ain't broke so I'd stick with what you're doing. Even if map() is
removed as a builtin, it will surely stick around in a module.
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