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Author mark.dickinson
Recipients Phillip.M.Feldman, Phillip.M.Feldman@gmail.com, cvrebert, mark.dickinson, rhettinger, terry.reedy
Date 2011-09-19.13:14:45
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> Balls-in-boxes _is_ one of the most basic of the canonical combinatorial problems.

Agreed.  But in its basic form, this is covered by itertools.combinations, isn't it?  It may be worth a doc recipe showing how to use itertools.combinations for this (especially since the naive implementation---e.g., the one I posted on comp.lang.python, doesn't get boundary cases right).
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