Is the function filter deprecated?

Emile van Sebille emile at
Thu Apr 7 01:37:25 CEST 2011

On 4/6/2011 4:20 PM Jabba Laci said...
> Hi,
> I tried Pylint today and it gave me a warning for the function
> "filter". Is it deprecated?

This post from Guido written in 2005 with an undated update would seem 
to indicate No.

> Is the usage of list comprehensions encouraged?

Yes -- it's considered more pythonic in general, but I see generators 
often (over?) deployed as well due in part I think to their lazy evaluation.


> The transformation is not complicated, by the way:
> replace "filter( func, seq )" with "[ x for x in seq if func(x) ]" .
> Thanks,
> Laszlo

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