for loop possible enhancement

bob van der Poel bvdpoel at
Sat Sep 23 00:58:36 CEST 2000

Alex wrote:
> In python2.0, you could do this:
> for a, b in zip(range(1, 5), [a, b, c, d]):
>     do_stuff()
> Alex.
> --
> Speak softly but carry a big carrot.

Yes, read the pep. Maybe it's only me, but this looks like a very ugly
hack. I think that as a writer in the pep suggested, that

	for a in L1, b in L2:

would be much nicer. But, if the python gods can't do it that way, guess
zip() will have to do.

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