[Python-ideas] itertools.chunks(iterable, size, fill=None)

Georg Brandl g.brandl at gmx.net
Fri Jun 29 22:32:49 CEST 2012

On 26.06.2012 10:03, anatoly techtonik wrote:
> Now that Python 3 is all about iterators (which is a user killer
> feature for Python according to StackOverflow -
> http://stackoverflow.com/questions/tagged/python) would it be nice to
> introduce more first class functions to work with them? One function
> to be exact to split string into chunks.
>      itertools.chunks(iterable, size, fill=None)
> Which is the 33th most voted Python question on SO -
> http://stackoverflow.com/questions/312443/how-do-you-split-a-list-into-evenly-sized-chunks-in-python/312464
> P.S. CC'ing to python-dev@ to notify about the thread in python-ideas.

Anatoly, so far there were no negative votes -- would you care to go
another step and propose a patch?


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