iterator as a unique name and the enumerate trap

Tom Van Cutsem tomvc.be at gmail.com
Mon Oct 1 04:13:51 PDT 2012


2012/10/1 Tom Van Cutsem <tomvc.be at gmail.com>

> If yes, then we should ask ourselves the question: is this a useful hook
> for regular objects to customize? I think it's not, really (bear in mind
> that enumeration can only generate strings (property names), it's a good
> deal less generic than iteration)
>

Put another way: customizing enumeration is meta-programming, customizing
iteration is not.
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