Author r.david.murray
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Date 2018-09-13.14:15:17
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Presumably because conceptually an 'initial value' would be like adding an additional element on to the front of the iterable being passed as an argument, and itertools is all about operating on iterables.  I'm not saying such an argument could not be added, but the API is cleaner without it.
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