3 Nov 2009 3 Nov '09
On 02Nov2009 10:21, Antoine Pitrou firstname.lastname@example.org wrote: | Cameron Simpson <cs <at> zip.com.au> writes: | > | > Personally, I'm for the iteration spec in a lot of ways. | > | > Firstly, a .get()/.pick() that always returns the same element feels | > horrible. Is there anyone here who _likes_ it? | | I do. Since the caller is asking for an arbitrary element, returning the same | element is legitimate. It's funny how people seem to have a problem with the | word "arbitrary" :) | | And I'm -1 on any implicit iteration attaching some state to the object. If you | want to iterate, there's already an obvious way to it.
Good point. Colour me convinced by this.
I suggest the doco is really clear about the word arbitrary:-)
-- Cameron Simpson email@example.com DoD#743 http://www.cskk.ezoshosting.com/cs/ I must really get a thinner pencil. I can't manage this one a bit. It writes all manner of things I don't intend. - firstname.lastname@example.org (Bolo Mk XXXIX)