[Python-Dev] Remove str.find in 3.0?
reinhold-birkenfeld-nospam at wolke7.net
Sat Aug 27 16:40:36 CEST 2005
Raymond Hettinger wrote:
>> For another example, file.read() returns an empty string at EOF.
> When my turn comes for making 3.0 proposals, I'm going to recommend
> nixing the "empty string at EOF" API. That is a carry-over from C that
> made some sense before there were iterators. Now, we have the option of
> introducing much cleaner iterator versions of these methods that use
> compact, fast, and readable for-loops instead of multi-statement
> while-loop boilerplate.
for char in iter(lambda: f.read(1), ''):
is not bad, too.
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