yield keyword reserved
pyth at devel.trillke.net
Sun Sep 1 18:11:55 CEST 2002
Erik Price wrote:
> I'm sorry if this is an easily answered-question. I have Python2.2
> running on my system (it is installed on Darwin by default in Mac OS X
> 10.2), and am learning about iterators from
> <http://python.org/doc/current/whatsnew/node5.html>, but the keyword
> doesn't appear to be present on my system:
> Python 2.2 (#1, 07/14/02, 23:25:09)
> [GCC Apple cpp-precomp 6.14] on darwin
> Type "help", "copyright", "credits" or "license" for more information.
> >>> def generate_ints(N):
> ... for i in range(N):
> ... yield i
> <string>:3: Warning: 'yield' will become a reserved keyword in the
> File "<string>", line 3
> yield i
> SyntaxError: invalid syntax
With python2.2 you have to explicitely enable generators. put a
from __future__ import generators
at the beginning of a script or in an interactive session.
With the future python2.3 you don't need this.
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