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Author Paddy McCarthy
Recipients Paddy McCarthy, docs@python, ethan.furman, rhettinger
Date 2015-03-18.05:10:00
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Hmmm. It seems that the problem isn't to do with the fact that it works, or how to apply it; the problem is with *how* it works. 

Making it an idiom means that too many will use it without knowing why it works which could lead to later maintenance issues. I think a better description of how it works may be needed for the docs.

Unfortunately my description of the how at http://paddy3118.blogspot.co.uk/2012/12/that-grouping-by-zipiter-trick-explained.html was not written with the docs in mind, but you are welcome to any part or the whole, for the Python docs.
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2015-03-18 05:10:01Paddy McCarthysetrecipients: + Paddy McCarthy, rhettinger, docs@python, ethan.furman
2015-03-18 05:10:00Paddy McCarthysetmessageid: <1426655400.98.0.647621659507.issue23695@psf.upfronthosting.co.za>
2015-03-18 05:10:00Paddy McCarthylinkissue23695 messages
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