map vs. list-comprehension

Mandus mandus at
Wed Jun 29 13:44:02 CEST 2005

29 Jun 2005 10:04:40 GMT skrev F. Petitjean:
> Le Wed, 29 Jun 2005 09:46:15 +0000 (UTC), Mandus a écrit :
>> Hi there,
>> inspired by a recent thread where the end of reduce/map/lambda in Python was
>> discussed, I looked over some of my maps, and tried to convert them to
>> list-comprehensions.
>> This one I am not sure how to conver:
>> Given three tuples of length n, b,i and d, I now do:
>> map(lambda bb,ii,dd: bb+ii*dd,b,i,d)
>> which gives a list of length n. 
> res = [ bb+ii*dd for bb,ii,dd in zip(b,i,d) ]

aha - thanks! I wasn't aware of zip. Guess I have to put python in a
nutshell on my nightstand (again) :-)

seem to be a tad slower than the map, but nothing serious. Guess it's
the extra zip.

> Hoping that zip will not be deprecated.

hopefully not...

Mandus - the only mandus around.

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