What is a list compression in Python?

Stephen Hansen apt.shansen at gmail.com
Wed Jan 20 08:34:18 CET 2010


On Tue, Jan 19, 2010 at 11:32 PM, Stephen Hansen <apt.shansen at gmail.com>wrote:
>
> I really don't think you can call comprehensions as mere syntactic sugar,
>

 Err, I misspoke.

I don't really think you can call comprehensions mere syntactic sugar /for
map and filter/.

It IS mere syntactic sugar for a "for loop".

But not for the functional equivalent.


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