send() to a generator in a "for" loop with continue(val)??

Aahz aahz at pythoncraft.com
Sat Apr 18 15:03:32 CEST 2009


In article <gsc7e1$rj6$02$1 at news.t-online.com>,
Peter Otten  <__peter__ at web.de> wrote:
>
>If it were up to me I'd rip out send() immediatly. At first I thought I
>would see a compelling use case and be enlightened, but it never happened.

Too late -- it's likely to get an upgrade for 3.1 and 2.7.  Basically,
send() is useful for coroutines, and if you haven't yet read
http://dabeaz.com/coroutines/
you really should (assuming you want to continue arguing).
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