instantiating generators

Brandon Benvie bbenvie at
Fri Mar 15 12:02:04 PDT 2013

On 3/15/2013 11:51 AM, Allen Wirfs-Brock wrote:
> On Mar 15, 2013, at 11:22 AM, Axel Rauschmayer wrote:
>> I would prefer having to use `new` (but don't have strong feelings 
>> about it): generators are more like constructors than like functions. 
>> When I first started experimenting with them in Firefox, it took me a 
>> while to figure that out (even though it is obvious in hindsight). 
>> With `new`, I'd probably have figured it out quicker.
> My experience was similar.
Mine was as well. Admittedly it's kind of odd to use something like `new 
obj.method` but it does more accurately describe what it was going on.
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