Why is it that *dbm modules don't provide an iterator? (Language design question)
"Martin v. Löwis"
martin at v.loewis.de
Fri Apr 10 01:39:31 CEST 2009
>>> I assumed there were some decisions behind this, rather than it's just
>>> not implemented yet.
>> I believe this assumption is wrong - it's really that no code has been
>> contributed to do that.
> But doesn't the issue at http://bugs.python.org/issue662923 imply that
> there *was* suitable code (for 2.4)?
Yes, for bsddb.
> So is this a regression?
No. bsddb still supports iteration in 2.6.
> And should that issue be re-opened?
I don't think that would matter much. Actually contributing code might.
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