[Python-Dev] iterzip()

Guido van Rossum guido@python.org
Mon, 29 Apr 2002 14:15:57 -0400

> The real issue is which ONE of the following poisons are you most willing to
> swallow:
> 1.  Forgo iterzip's speed/space improvements
> 2.  Grow the number of builtins by one
> 3.  Deprecate and/or relocate one of:  zip, reduce, input, apply, oct
> 4.  Change the behavior of zip to return an iterator (breaking some code)

I strongly suggest sticking to the status quo.  There are more
important fish to fry.

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