Dualizing IEnumerable and IEnumerator

It turns out IEnumerable and IEnumerator is a pretty rad pair interfaces. It gives us an abstraction over working with synchronous collections.

A synchronous collection, is a list of things that have already been evaluated. The IEnumerable and IEnumerator pair interface, allows us to pull items from an already evaluated collection.

Through some cleaver maths - a process known as Dualizing - we can flip the IEnumerable and IEnumerator around, to support a push based interaction pattern. The IObservable IObserver pair, the building blocks of Reactive Extensions.

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