In 2007 Guido rejected `prod` for #Python:
In June 2019, it was added as math.prod:
For lit decades now I've wondered what about Python irked me so, even as it came and went as my bill-paying language.
It might be a combination of this Benevolent Dictator For Life shit and this "just learn to use reduce—oops, reduce moved to functools—oops, use math.prod" inelegant backpedaling as an excuse for admitting mistakes.
#Python remains a great prototyping language though, use it.
Until OCaml or TypeScript or something better comes along with static types as well as Numpy and Scipy and Pandas and Matplotlib.
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