On Tue, Jun 26, 2012 at 11:03 AM, anatoly techtonik email@example.com 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...
When working with iterators I have needed this often, and have implemented a similar utility function in many projects. As an example, this is a basic building block in my RunnincCalcs module.
- Tal Einat