On Fri, Feb 14, 2020 at 7:44 AM Marco Pivetta <ocram...@gmail.com> wrote:

> On Fri, Feb 14, 2020 at 2:38 PM Sara Golemon <poll...@php.net> wrote:
>> Thanks for picking it up, and I agree with your response to Larry.  As
>> nice
>> as it would be to lazy iterate, the scanner is just in NO shape to
>> tolerate
>> reentering userspace and potentially reinvoking the scanner before the
>> first run through is done.
> If this is the current state, maybe it would suffice to declare the return
> type as `iterable`, and return a strict (fully populated) structure in a
> first implementation, later to be changed to an iterator, if applicable?
> I think that's an optimistic, but ultimately harmless approach.  Arrays
satisfy Iterables.  Worst case we never improve on that. Best case we get
iterable token generators.


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