Letting RegExp method return something iterable?

Axel Rauschmayer axel at rauschma.de
Sat Aug 24 12:39:16 PDT 2013


At the moment, the following two methods abuse regular expressions as iterators (if the /g flag is set):

* `RegExp.prototype.test()`
* `RegExp.prototype.exec()`

Would it make sense to create similar methods that return something iterable, so that for-of can iterate over the result?

Axel

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