[Python-ideas] Aid reiteration with new class: gfic

Terry Reedy tjreedy at udel.edu
Fri Jun 19 08:41:01 CEST 2009

Mike Steder wrote:
> On Jun 18, 2009, at 4:02 PM, Terry Reedy wrote:
>> This is similar, I believe, to functools.partial except that the 
>> wrapping is total rather than partial and the wrapped call is in 
>> __iter__ instead of __call__.
>> Would this be a sensible addition to functools, say, or is the use 
>> case too rare?
> My first thought on reading this was that it reminded me of 
> itertools.cycle so it might be a reasonable fit in itertools.
> I'd call it a "reiterable" or perhaps "reiterator".

I like that better.
> Your untested sample code worked nicely for me. ;-)


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