iterator clone

Kay Schluehr kay.schluehr at gmx.net
Tue Jul 15 10:11:05 CEST 2008


On 15 Jul., 08:16, Yosifov Pavel <b... at ngs.ru> wrote:

> cloning of iterators in this manner is bad, more good is to use one,
> single list(my_iter) instead of (seehttp://aquagnu.blogspot.com/2008/07/self-repair-iterator-in-python.html).

This won't work for "big" iterators as mentioned by Peter Otten. With
this recipe you can't even clone generator objects ( which are
iterators ) that produce Fibonaccis in a lazy manner.

Regards, Kay




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