assignment in a for loop

MackS mackstevenson at hotmail.com
Wed May 17 07:26:47 CEST 2006


Thank you for your reply.


> > 1) Is what I wrote above (minimally) correct?
>
> Correct for what? You can tell if it's *syntactically* correct by
> simply running it.
>
> As for any other "correct", define that. Does it do what you want it
> to do?

I was referring to my attempted explanation, not the code snippet.

> [...]
>
> What's preventing the use of list comprehensions?
>
>     new_list = [x+1 for x in old_list]

Suppose I want to do anything as trivial as modify the values of the
list members _and_ print their new values. List comprehensions must not
contain statements, I think. 


Mack




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