Paul Moore wrote:
PS I can counter a suggestion of using *f(t) rather than from f(t) in
the above, by saying that it adds yet another meaning to the already
heavily overloaded * symbol.
We've *already* given it that meaning in non-comprehension
list displays, though, so we're not really adding any new
meanings for it -- just allowing it to have that meaning in
a place where it's currently disallowed.
Something I've just noticed -- the Language Reference actually
defines both ordinary list displays and list comprehensions
as "displays", and says that a display can contain either a
comprehension or an explicit list of values. It has to go
out of its way a bit to restrict the * form to
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