Yield inside try...finally
staschuk at telusplanet.net
Tue Jun 3 19:48:08 CEST 2003
Quoth Michael Sparks:
> I've been working with wrapping up network client functionality as a
> generator recently, and hit a "niceness"/"cleanness" speedbump.
> Given these 3 versions, the one not allowed (the try..finally) one
> strikes me as the cleanest.
> I'm posting this really for a couple of reasons - a) to note that
> try..yield..finally would occasionally be a really useful thing
> to have (*) [...]
What if the caller of your code calls .next for a while, then
discards the iterator and does something else? Then the finally
block will not be executed.
Steven Taschuk staschuk at telusplanet.net
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