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Python: Cannot step through asynchronous iterator manually

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To loop though an iterator one usually uses a higher-level construct such as a 'for' loop. However, if you want to step through it manually you can do so with next(iter).

I expected the same functionality with the new 'asynchronous iterator' in Python 3.5, but I cannot find it.

I can achieve the desired result by calling 'await aiter.__anext__()', but this is clunky.

Am I missing something?

posted Jan 30, 2016 by anonymous

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