Nested loop limit?
ville at spammers.com
Wed Jul 7 21:11:37 CEST 2004
>>>>> "Chad" == chad <chad.himeda at hp.com> writes:
Chad> I am writing a program to do some reliability calculations
Chad> that require several nested for-loops. However, I believe
Chad> that as the models become more complex, the number of
Chad> required for-loops will increase. Does Python have a limit
Chad> on the number of nested for-loops? Thanks.
No idea (probably not), but if you even need to think of such a thing,
you might want to reconsider the design. 50 or so nested for loops
wouldn't even fit on the screen due to indentation.
Typically excessive nesting can be avoided by introduding a function.
Ville Vainio http://tinyurl.com/2prnb
More information about the Python-list