Help me understand this iterator

LaundroMat Laundro at
Tue Oct 31 09:48:11 EST 2006

Thanks all, those were some great explanations. It seems I have still
still a long way for me to go before I grasp the intricacies of this

That 'magic index' variable bugs me a little however. It gives me the
same feeling as when I see hard-coded variables. I suppose the
generator class has taken care of this with its next() method (although
- I should have a look - __next__() probable takes self and index as
its arguments). Although I'm very fond of the language (as a
non-formally trained hobbyist developer), that "magic" bit is a tad

Still, thanks for the quick and complete replies!

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