[Python-ideas] Cofunctions - an enhancement to yield-from

Greg Ewing greg.ewing at canterbury.ac.nz
Mon Aug 2 08:06:01 CEST 2010

Antoine Pitrou wrote:

> Well, it sounds like saying classes and functions are closely related
> concepts because both denote callable objects.

I think it's more like saying that methods and functions
are related, and Python does implement methods in terms of

Similarly, cofunctions are a new concept, but they're
built out of lower-level pieces -- generators and yield-from
-- that are also available separately.

(That could be another Python catchphrase, btw:
"Batteries available separately." :-)


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