[Python-3000] [PythonInfo Wiki] Update of "GoogleSprintPy3k" by

Guido van Rossum guido at python.org
Mon Aug 21 21:53:23 CEST 2006

On 8/21/06, Fredrik Johansson <fredrik.johansson at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 8/21/06, Guido van Rossum <guido at python.org> wrote:
> > Perhaps there could be (or is there already?) a helper in itertools
> > that iterates over multiple iterables padding the shorter inputs with
> > None to the length of the longest one.
> I think the most convenient solution would be to handle this with a
> keyword argument to zip(), i.e., zip(a, b, pad=True).

First you'll have to show me a real use case where this behavior is
actually needed.

--Guido van Rossum (home page: http://www.python.org/~guido/)

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