[Python-Dev] feature request: inspect.isgenerator
michele.simionato at gmail.com
Tue Jun 6 15:17:25 CEST 2006
Phillip J. Eby <pje <at> telecommunity.com> writes:
> I think the whole concept of inspecting for this is broken. *Any*
> function can return a generator-iterator. A generator function is just a
> function that happens to always return one.
> In other words, the confusion is in the idea of introspecting for this in
> the first place, not that generator functions are of FunctionType. The
> best way to avoid the confusion is to avoid thinking that you can
> distinguish one type of function from another without explicit guidance
> from the function's author.
I am convinced and I am taking back my feature request.
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