[Python-Dev] defaultdict and on_missing()

Nick Coghlan ncoghlan at gmail.com
Tue Feb 28 10:03:29 CET 2006

Greg Ewing wrote:
> Nick Coghlan wrote:
>> I wouldn't mind seeing one of the early ideas from PEP 340 being 
>> resurrected some day, such that the signature for the special method 
>> was "__next__(self, input)" and for the builtin "next(iterator, 
>> input=None)"
> Aren't we getting an argument to next() anyway?
> Or was that idea dropped?

PEP 342 opted to extend the generator API instead (using "send") and leave the 
iterator protocol alone for the time being.


Nick Coghlan   |   ncoghlan at gmail.com   |   Brisbane, Australia

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