Consume an iterable
__peter__ at web.de
Sat Jan 23 14:32:37 CET 2010
Muhammad Alkarouri wrote:
> The next function performs much better. It is also much more direct
> for the purposes of consume and much more understandable (at least for
> me) as it doesn't require a specialized data structure which is
> subsequently not used as such.
> I am thus inclined to report it as a python documentation enhancement
> (bug) request. Any comments?
I would support that as a the deque(..., maxlen=0) trick is a bit too clever
for my taste.
PS: Remember to include the bug fix for n=0 if you proceed.
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