[Baypiggies] a python puzzle

Brent Pedersen bpederse at gmail.com
Wed Apr 14 18:04:57 CEST 2010

On Wed, Apr 14, 2010 at 8:20 AM, Brent Pedersen <bpederse at gmail.com> wrote:
> hi, in trying to write a func that does a kind of merging of 2 sorted lists,
> i've come up with a fairly simple implementation that "almost works":
> http://gist.github.com/365485
> but it hits StopIteration before returning the last value ([9], None)
> i can wrap the whole thing in a bunch more if statements, i've tried
> heapq.merge, but cant find a nice solution.
> any ideas? i think it's an interesting problem.
> -brent

i should add the for my real use-case, the iterables going in will not
be lists, they'll be lazily generated, and very large, so
i dont want to read them into memory to get the last element or slice them.

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