PROPOSAL: Enhanced for each loop iteration control

Joseph D. Darcy Joe.Darcy at Sun.COM
Wed Apr 22 21:08:15 PDT 2009

Reinier Zwitserloot wrote:
> If the proposal was just about making the iterator available, I'd 
> agree with you, but the proposal adds methods like .first(), which are 
> /very/ useful indeed. It's right up there with ARM, and easily beats 
> string switching, in how applicable that would be.

A library to implement the utility wrapper around an Iterator could be 
added without the language change.

> Adding a .join() method to String or List (depending on taste) would 
> solve over half of the use-cases for the extended forloop, though.

Adding one method to string is preferable to a language change!


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