Temporary variables in list comprehensions

Lele Gaifax lele at metapensiero.it
Thu Apr 6 14:07:57 EDT 2017

Piet van Oostrum <piet-l at pietvanoostrum.com> writes:

> It is a poor man's 'let'. It would be nice if python had a real 'let'
> construction. Or for example:
> [(tmp, tmp + 1) for x in data with tmp = expensive_calculation(x)]
> Alas!

It would be nice indeed!

Or even

  [(tmp, tmp + 1) for x in data
   with expensive_calculation(x) as tmp
   if tmp is not None]

that fits the usual "with" syntax.

ciao, lele.
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