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Bug#794181: ITP: libiterator-perl -- Perl implementation of iterators

Package: wnpp
Owner: Axel Beckert <abe@debian.org>
Severity: wishlist

* Package name    : libiterator-perl
  Version         : 0.03
  Upstream Author : Eric J. Roode <roode@cpan.org>
* URL             : https://metacpan.org/release/Iterator
* License         : Artistic or GPL-1+
  Programming Lang: Perl
  Description     : Perl implementation of iterators

Iterator is meant to be the definitive implementation of iterators, as
popularized by Mark Jason Dominus's lectures and recent book (Higher Order
Perl, Morgan Kauffman, 2005).

An "iterator" is an object, represented as a code block that generates the
"next value" of a sequence, and generally implemented as a closure. When you
need a value to operate on, you pull it from the iterator. If it depends on
other iterators, it pulls values from them when it needs to. Iterators can be
chained together (see Iterator::Util for functions that help you do just
that), queueing up work to be done but not actually doing it until a value is
needed at the front end of the chain. At that time, one data value is pulled
through the chain.

This package is a dependency of libiterator-util-perl (#794180) and will
be maintained under the umbrella of the Debian Perl Group.

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