On 26.06.2012 10:03, anatoly techtonik wrote:
Now that Python 3 is all about iterators (which is a user killer feature for Python according to StackOverflow - http://stackoverflow.com/questions/tagged/python) would it be nice to introduce more first class functions to work with them? One function to be exact to split string into chunks.
itertools.chunks(iterable, size, fill=None)
Which is the 33th most voted Python question on SO - http://stackoverflow.com/questions/312443/how-do-you-split-a-list-into-evenl...
+1. This is already a recipe in the itertools docs (see grouper() on http://docs.python.org/library/itertools#recipes), but it is so often requested (and used) that it is a very good candidate for a stdlib function.