who uses Python or Ruby, and for what?
mwh21 at cam.ac.uk
Tue May 1 18:30:18 EDT 2001
"Fredrik Lundh" <fredrik at pythonware.com> writes:
> Python has always had iterators, implemented as forward-only
> sequences. The new iterator model doesn't add anything that
> you haven't been able to do before; it just makes things a bit
> easier to implement and use.
Mind you, if someone had implemented the necessary gee-whizzery to
for line in file:
do what it will do in Python 2.2 (i.e. making a file object a sequence
& all that) I suspect that we'd all have looked at him/her a little
"Well, the old ones go Mmmmmbbbbzzzzttteeeeeep as they start up and
the new ones go whupwhupwhupwhooopwhooooopwhooooooommmmmmmmmm."
-- Graham Reed explains subway engines on asr
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