while true: !!!

Steve smnordby at yahoo.com
Wed Dec 13 14:07:18 CET 2000


Yes, I should have prefaced my post with: "The files I read are less
than 3000 lines and less than 150kB, so I can get away with using a for
loop". 

-Steve-

Fredrik Lundh wrote:
> 
> "Steve" wrote:
> > I dislike infinite while loops and use:
> >
> > for line in file.readlines()
> >     ...do stuff...
> 
> what makes you so sure that's not an infinite loop?
> 
> (well, in the current implementation, it isn't: if your file
> has more than 2147483647 lines, your code won't read
> all of them... ;-)
> 
> </F>



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