[Python-ideas] Rewriting the "roundrobin" recipe in the itertools documentation
ethan at stoneleaf.us
Thu Nov 16 14:57:51 EST 2017
On 11/16/2017 05:56 AM, bunslow wrote:
> I realize at the end of the day this is a pretty trivial and ultimately meaningless nit to pick,
Not at all -- documentation is extremely important.
> but I've never
> contributed before and have a variety of similar minor pain points in the docs/stdlib, and I'm trying to gauge 1) how
> well this sort of minor QoL improvement is wanted, and 2) even if it is wanted, am I going about it the right way. If
> the answers to both of these questions are positive regarding this particular case, then I'll look into making a BPO
> issue and pull request on GitHub, which IIUC is the standard path for contributions.
I found your example much easier to understand. Just include a note the the "roughly similar" python code is not
performant in extreme situations; after all, it's there to aid understanding, not to be used.
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