Real-world use cases for map's None fill-in feature?
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Fri Jan 13 05:27:19 CET 2006
> ISTR there's also a plan to eliminate map in Python 3.0 in favor of
> list comprehensions. That would get rid of the possibility of using
> map(None...) instead of izip_longest. This needs to be thought through.
Not to fear. If map() eventually loses its built-in status, it will
almost certainly reappear in the functional module. Also, if Py3.0
changes the balance of needs and tools, I will certainly adapt the
itertools module as needed.
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