[Python-Dev] string representation of range in 3.0

Curt Hagenlocher curt at hagenlocher.org
Wed Apr 16 16:54:43 CEST 2008

On Wed, Apr 16, 2008 at 6:58 AM, Steve Holden <steve at holdenweb.com> wrote:
> If you consume values from the iterator to display them in the repr()
> where do you then propose to store them until the application wants
> them, and how do you distinguish between "real" and "repr" consumption
> of the values? "The next couple of elements" is a dangerous thing to use
> unless you don't mind them disappearing.

Not only that, but you'd have no idea what the performance
consequences of accessing the "next" object might be.

Curt Hagenlocher
curt at hagenlocher.org

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