What makes an iterator an iterator?

Alex Martelli aleax at mac.com
Fri Apr 20 05:00:32 CEST 2007


Steven D'Aprano <steve at REMOVE.THIS.cybersource.com.au> wrote:

> > Calling a generator, such as this next method, returns an iterator
> > object; calling it repeatedly returns many such iterator objects, and
> > never raises StopIteration, thus obviously producing an unending loop.
> 
> Thank you for that answer Alex, even though I didn't ask the question I
> was wondering the same thing myself.

You're welcome -- refreshing to see somebody who can actually understand
and accept the answer, rather than going on unrelated tangents when one
tries to help them:-).


Alex



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