How about changing the return type of
I don’t know how
Seq.iterator is typically implemented, but I’m assuming the most efficient way is to keep the
Seq and an index, in which case it could be just as easily be a
Seq is an
I see. Could then at least
IndexedSeq.iterator return a BufferedIterator?
Since this is contributors.scala-lang.org and not users.scala-lang.org, I’m going to push back a bit: what upsides and downsides do you see? Did you spend some time thinking this through, and what did you come up with?
A change like this couldn’t be made until Scala 3.1 at the earliest; do you hope to push it through then? Would you like advice on how to try the change out in the scala/scala repo to see what goes wrong or doesn’t?