PEP 276 and future iteration PEPs

James Althoff jamescalthoff at
Sun Dec 16 21:16:19 EST 2001

Thanks for your feedback.

I agree that the explicit index variable has some nice
advantages.  I'll try to get some more PEP work going
in early January (I'm on vacation for a little while.



Alexis Layton wrote:

I also am in favor of the simple proposal submitted in
PEP 276.

For future iteration PEPs, I think I would be more
comfortable with 
explicit specification
of the index variable(s), as in

for i in 0 <= i < 5

as opposed to infering the loop variable as in

for 0 <= i < 5

But I would rather we had a broader class of integer
generator syntax such
as the much malinged [0 ... 5], especially if it can
properly describe 
generators. (or is that iterators? It's not really an
iterator until you 
put it in a loop...).

Do You Yahoo!?
Check out Yahoo! Shopping and Yahoo! Auctions for all of
your unique holiday gifts! Buy at
or bid at

More information about the Python-list mailing list