andrew at acooke.org
Fri Apr 3 03:38:52 CEST 2009
Rhodri James wrote:
> On Fri, 03 Apr 2009 02:07:38 +0100, grocery_stocker <cdalten at gmail.com>
>> Would 'a' somehow call __iter__ and next()? If so, does python just
>> perform this magically?
> No. It's "for" that invokes the iteration protocol; that's pretty
> much the definition of it. You have read the iteration protocol
> after it's been mentioned so many times now, haven't you?
argh. when i said "yes" i meant that something calls them - that they
realy do exist behind the scenes. but rhodri is right (again), it's "for"
that does the work. sorry. andrew
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