Comprehensions, Where Art Thou?

Jason Orendorff jason.orendorff at
Mon Aug 11 06:52:53 PDT 2014

On Mon, Aug 11, 2014 at 8:03 AM, Kevin Smith <zenparsing at> wrote:
> I still don't quite understand the motivation for removing comprehensions
> from ES6.  They are a well-loved feature of Python and I have every reason
> to believe that they would be well-liked in Javascript.

I agree. It would be great to understand what happened here.

The original rationale was to make room for some more extensible
comprehension syntax for ES7, but is that really going to happen? Is
anyone currently interested in championing it?


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