Guido van Rossum
Sun, 28 Apr 2002 18:14:25 -0400
> What do you guys think about the merits of an iterzip() function that
> behaves like zip() but returns an iterator instead of a list?
Hm, I'm not particularly enamored of the idea of adding 'iter'
versions of everything under the sun. I wish zip() could've been an
interator from the start, but now that it isn't, I don't think it's
such a big deal. (An iterator version is easily written as a
In general I'm not keen on increasing the number of builtin functions
--Guido van Rossum (home page: http://www.python.org/~guido/)