Callbacks to generators

Dave Benjamin ramen at
Tue Jun 8 20:18:31 CEST 2004

In article <mailman.685.1086664428.6949.python-list at>, Robert Brewer wrote:
> Dave Benjamin wrote:
>> Is there a straightforward way to create a generator from a 
>> function that takes a callback? [..snip..]
> You're not the first to tackle this problem:
> ...but no solution forthcoming.

Oh well, thanks for the useful link. That thread was illuminating.

I ended up switching to an iterator object, implementing "__iter__" and
"next" in a class that wraps around the process. This required a bit of
reworking since the algorithm changed from a push model (which I would
consider callbacks and generators to be) to a pull model.

Thanks, everyone, for the helpful responses.

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