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[Python-Dev] Naming comprehension syntax [was Re: Informal educator feedback on PEP 572 ...]


Are we just having fun here?

Or might we actually start using a new naming convention for
the-syntax-formerly-known-as-generator-expressions?

-CHB

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> On Jul 3, 2018, at 11:54 PM, Greg Ewing <greg.ewing at canterbury.ac.nz> wrote:
>
> Steven D'Aprano wrote:
>> - list builder syntax is syntax which returns a list;
>> - dict builder syntax is syntax which returns a dict;
>> - set builder syntax is syntax which returns a set;
>> - generator builder syntax is syntax which returns a generator.
>
> You only get a list/dict/set from the first three after
> you've run the iterators within it, but with a generator
> expression, you already have a generator before you've
> run it. That makes it feel different to me.
>
> --
> Greg
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