Converting a list of strings into a list of integers?
rustompmody at gmail.com
Mon Jul 23 17:31:33 CEST 2012
On Jul 23, 7:27 pm, Grant Edwards <inva... at invalid.invalid> wrote:
> That said, "map" seems to be frowned upon by the Python community for
> reasons I've never really understood,...
Maybe the analogy:
comprehension : map :: relational calculus : relational algebra
In particular map, filter correspond to project and select in algebra.
In principle the two are equivalent (Codd's theorem) however in
practice, the calculus is found to be more declarative whereas the
algebra is more suitable for specifying execution plans.
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