Create a timeout iterator

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Description

Create an iterator that iterates over another iterator for a specified period of time, and then stops. This can be useful when you want to search for something, or run a test for awhile, and then stop.

Usage

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timeout(iterable, time)

Arguments

iterable

Iterable to iterate over.

time

The time interval to iterate for, in seconds.

Examples

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# See how high we can count in a tenth of a second
length(as.list(timeout(icount(), 0.1)))