[Python-Dev] Retrieve an arbitrary element from a set without removing it

"Martin v. Löwis" martin at v.loewis.de
Mon Oct 26 09:02:10 CET 2009

> Why not allow that?
>     def any(self, predicate=lambda x: True, default=None)
>         for a in self:
>             if predicate(a):
>                 break
>         else:
>             return default
>         return a

I'm +0 (given that I'm still skeptical about the need to have something
like this). Also setting aside the moratorium here, which may disallow
that kind of change for a foreseeable feature in any form.


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