[Python-Dev] feature request: inspect.isgenerator

Michele Simionato michele.simionato at gmail.com
Thu Jun 1 11:26:15 CEST 2006

Terry Reedy <tjreedy <at> udel.edu> writes:
> To me, another obvious way is isinstance(object, gentype) where
> gentype = type(i for i in []) # for instance
> which should also be in types module.

No, that check would match generator objects, not generators tout court.
On a related notes, inspect.isfunction gives True on a generator, such

def g(): yield None

This could confuse people, however I am inclined to leave things as they are.
Any thoughts?

     Michele Simionato

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