Comprehensions, Where Art Thou?

Rick Waldron waldron.rick at
Mon Aug 11 07:34:42 PDT 2014

On Monday, August 11, 2014, Jason Orendorff <jason.orendorff at>

> On Mon, Aug 11, 2014 at 8:03 AM, Kevin Smith <zenparsing at
> <javascript:;>> 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?

Yes, Dave Herman is the champion for this in ES7


> -j
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