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Traversable: size info
- Operations: isEmpty, nonEmpty, size, and hasDefiniteSize
- Goal: Get some information on the size of the collection
Traversable collections can be finite or infinite. An example of an infinite traversable collection is the stream of natural numbers Stream.from(0).
The method hasDefiniteSize indicates whether a collection is possibly infinite. If hasDefiniteSize returns true, the collection is certainly finite. If it returns false, the collection has not been not fully elaborated yet, so it might be infinite or finite. (Stream will be see, if we have enough time in Course C#03)
> List(1,2,3).size res0: Int = 3