[Python-ideas] More classical for-loop
steve at pearwood.info
Fri Feb 17 23:43:26 EST 2017
On Fri, Feb 17, 2017 at 06:31:19PM +0100, Mikhail V wrote:
> I have said I need the index, probably you've misread my last comment.
> Further more I explained why I think iteration over index should be the
> preferred way, it help with readability a lot.
Your concept of readability is clearly radically different from that of
the majority of the Python community.
> All my learning years ended up with rewriting most code to "for i in
How do you cope with generators and iterators that don't have a length?
How do you cope with iterables which are infinite?
> and I slap myself when I start to write "for e in L".
> It is exactly where TOOWTDI applies perfectly and it is integer iteration
> for me.
It sounds like Python is not a good match for the way you think. I don't
say that as a put-down, but perhaps you would be happier if you found
another language that works the way you would like, instead of trying to
force Python to be something it isn't?
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