[Python-ideas] Powerset

Sebastian Kreft skreft at gmail.com
Mon Oct 15 14:42:45 EDT 2018

Hi Hassan,
I think this is unlikely to get added to the standard library as it is
listed as a recipe in the itertools module (

You may want to check out the more-itertools package (
https://more-itertools.readthedocs.io/en/latest/) which includes all the
recipes listed, as well as some other functions.

On Mon, Oct 15, 2018 at 8:16 PM Hasan Diwan <hasan.diwan at gmail.com> wrote:

> [if this isn't the correct spot, let me know and I'll gladly take it
> elsewhere]
> I have found myself needing powerset functionality several times
> recently to the point where I wondered if there's interest in making
> it part of the standard library. I have a working implementation and
> tests. Would take but 3 minutes to add it in and issue a pull request,
> but I'd like to know if there's interest from esteemed group members.
> Thanks for the quick turnaround. -- H
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