Author peter.otten
Recipients Muhammad.Alkarouri, georg.brandl, peter.otten, rhettinger
Date 2010-01-23.17:29:10
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As noted on comp.lang.python the implementation can be simplified to

def consume(items, n):
    next(islice(items, n, n), None)

When I suggested the above I wasn't aware that 

consume(items, None)

should exhaust the entire iterator. Unfortunately I've not found an elegant way to add that functionality.
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