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diff --git a/enumerator.c b/enumerator.c
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--- a/enumerator.c
+++ b/enumerator.c
@@ -2923,6 +2923,21 @@ producer_size(VALUE obj, VALUE args, VALUE eobj)
*
* ancestors = Enumerator.produce(node) { |prev| node = prev.parent or raise StopIteration }
* enclosing_section = ancestors.find { |n| n.type == :section }
+ *
+ * Using ::produce together with Enumerable methods like Enumerable#detect,
+ * Enumerable#slice, Enumerable#take_while can provide Enumerator-based alternative
+ * for +while+ and +until+ cycles:
+ *
+ * # Find next Tuesday
+ * require 'date'
+ * Enumerator.produce(Date.today, &:succ).detect(&:tuesday?)
+ *
+ * # Simple lexer:
+ * require 'strscan'
+ * scanner = StringScanner.new('7+38/6')
+ * PATTERN = %r{\d+|[-/+*]}
+ * p Enumerator.produce { scanner.scan(PATTERN) }.slice_after { scanner.eos? }.first
+ * # => ["7", "+", "38", "/", "6"]
*/
static VALUE
enumerator_s_produce(int argc, VALUE *argv, VALUE klass)