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Author georg.brandl
Recipients docs@python, eli.bendersky, georg.brandl
Date 2011-09-18.05:36:06
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I had forwarded this to Raymond, and he replied:

The itertools module code is correct.
The "equivalent" is only approximately correct 
I don't consider it to be a bug -- it is an implementation detail in an illustration.
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