Favorite non-python language trick?

Terry Reedy tjreedy at udel.edu
Sun Jun 26 03:18:00 CEST 2005

"Mandus" <mandus at gmail.com> wrote in message 
news:slrndbqe6i.tn3.mandus at kasus.simula.no...
> Fri, 24 Jun 2005 16:31:08 +0100 skrev Tom Anderson:
>> On Fri, 24 Jun 2005, Joseph Garvin wrote:
>> Higher-order functions like map, filter and reduce. As of Python 3000,
>> they're non-python tricks. Sigh - i guess it's time for me to get to 
>> know
>> list comprehensions a bit better.
> u-huu... I wasn't aware of that. It is really a consensus on this; that
> removing map, filter, reduce is a good thing? It will render a whole lot
> of my software unusable :(

In his State of Python 2005 address, Guido estimated 1/2 +1, 1/4 +/-0, 
1/4 -1 on this.  So majority of those with opinion, not 'consensus'.  Then 
there is his vote...

Terry J. Reedy

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