List comprehension vs filter()

Chris Angelico rosuav at gmail.com
Wed Apr 20 05:23:49 CEST 2011


On Wed, Apr 20, 2011 at 1:22 PM, Chris Rebert <clp2 at rebertia.com> wrote:
> On Tue, Apr 19, 2011 at 8:10 PM, Chris Angelico <rosuav at gmail.com> wrote:
> <snip>
>> type=lst[0]["type"].lower()
>
> Tangent: Don't call it "type"; you're shadowing the built-in class of
> the same name.

By "shadowing" you mean that the global variable still exists, right?
I'm creating a local variable with the same name? That's how I'm
interpreting the results of changing the variable name.

ChrisA



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