[Dev] Proposing the removal of Item.__iter__( )

Andi Vajda vajda at osafoundation.org
Mon Oct 25 13:27:41 PDT 2004


Yes, I agree, this would resolve the confusion. We're not emphasizing the use 
of parent/children containers anyway.

  +1

Andi..

On Mon, 25 Oct 2004, Morgen Sagen wrote:

> This is an old outstanding issue I would like to resolve:
>
> One way to get an item's children was to iterate on the item ("for child in 
> item:"), but now that ItemCollection overrides __iter__( ), that changes the 
> behavior.  Iterating on an ItemCollection returns results rather than 
> children.
>
> Unless there are any objections, I would like to have Andi remove Item's 
> __iter__( ) method and just have people use iterChildren( ) instead.
>
> ~morgen
>
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