Range Operation pre-PEP

Magnus Lie Hetland mlh at idi.ntnu.no
Tue May 15 23:08:36 CEST 2001


"Carel Fellinger" <cfelling at iae.nl> wrote in message
news:9ds4fp$bq0$1 at animus.fel.iae.nl...
> Greg Ewing <see at my.signature> wrote:
> > Tim Peters wrote:
> >>
> >> For an extreme example, max(sys.stdin)
>
> > Ha! I like it! I can just imagine a professor setting
> > an assignment which says "Read characters from standard
> > input up to EOF and return the one with the highest
> > ASCII value" and some smart-alec student hands in
> > a one-line Python solution.
>
> only it isn't maxing chars, it's maxing lines.

Is sys.stdin going to be a line iterator? Why?

> --
> groetjes, carel

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