(and scheme lisp) x Python and modern langs [was Re: gossip, Guy Steel, Lojban, Racket]

namekuseijin namekuseijin at gmail.com
Tue Sep 28 01:58:52 CEST 2010


On 27 set, 18:39, Xah Lee <xah... at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Sep 27, 12:11 pm, namekuseijin <namekusei... at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> > On 27 set, 16:06, Xah Lee <xah... at gmail.com> wrote:> 2010-09-27
>
> > > > For instance, this is far more convenient:
> > > > [x+1 for x in [1,2,3,4,5] if x%2==0]
> > > > than this:
> > > > map(lambda x:x+1,filter(lambda x:x%2==0,[1,2,3,4,5]))
>
> > > How about this:
>
> > [snip]
>
> > how about this:  read before replying.
>
> hum???
>
> i read your post quite carefully, and rather thought i replied well.

I don't think so.  You completely missed the point where I agreed
about filter map being more convenient when calling predefined
functions and also the detailed explanation of why do in scheme is not
imperative at all.



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