How to make an empty generator?

John Posner jjposner at optimum.net
Wed Feb 24 15:48:32 CET 2010


On 2/24/2010 9:07 AM, Steve Holden wrote:
> John Posner wrote:

>> Note that the Py2.6.4 documentation is inconsistent. AFAICT, it conforms
>> to Terry's definitions above in most places. But the Glossary says:
>>
>>   generator
>>      A function which returns an iterator.<... more ...>
>>
>>   generator expression
>>      An expression that returns a generator.<... more ...>
>>
>> The additional verbiage in these definitions mitigates the damage, but I
>> think the first entry should be headlined *generator function* instead
>> of *generator*. And the Glossary should include Terry's additional entry
>> [ as amended by me :-) ]:
>>
>>   generator
>>      An iterator produced by a generator function or a generator
>>      expression.
>>
>> -John
>>
> +1. Can someone submit a documentation patch, please?
>

Will do.  -John



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