PEP 234: Iterators

Aahz Maruch aahz at panix.com
Sat May 5 19:13:38 CEST 2001


In article <3AF1E830.A71AD2CA at letterror.com>,
Just van Rossum  <just at letterror.com> wrote:
>Roman Suzi wrote:
>> 
>> 8-[ xrange is about to be excluded from Python? Can't it just be
>> an alternative name of the iterator, doing same thing?
>
>Could be done, for most usages, but it's not completely compatible: the xrange
>object supports random access, whereas an iterator does not.

Ah.  Never mind, disregard my last post.
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