[Python-Dev] Negative times behaviour in itertools.repeat for Python maintenance releases (2.7, 3.3 and maybe 3.4)
ethan at stoneleaf.us
Tue Jan 28 15:18:23 CET 2014
On 01/28/2014 04:37 AM, Steven D'Aprano wrote:
> On Mon, Jan 27, 2014 at 10:06:57PM -0800, Larry Hastings wrote:
>> If I were writing it, it might well come out like this:
> [snip example]
> +1 on this wording, with one minor caveat:
>> .. note: if "times" is specified using a keyword argument, and
>> provided with a negative value, repeat yields the object forever.
>> This is a bug, its use is unsupported, and this behavior may be
>> removed in a future version of Python.
> How about changing "may be removed" to "will be removed", he asks
> hopefully? :-)
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