A collection of various methods for splitting lists into parts, akin to the "split" function found in several mainstream languages. Here is its tale:
Once upon a time the standard
held no function for splitting a list into parts
according to a delimiter. Many a brave
lambda-knight strove to add such a function, but
their striving was in vain, for Lo, the Supreme
Council fell to bickering amongst themselves what
was to be the essential nature of the One True
Function which could cleave a list in twain (or
thrain, or any required number of parts).
And thus came to pass the split package, comprising divers functions for splitting a list asunder, each according to its nature. And the Supreme Council had no longer any grounds for argument, for the favored method of each was contained therein.
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