PEP 276 Simple Iterator for ints (fwd)

David Eppstein eppstein at ics.uci.edu
Thu Nov 15 01:11:06 CET 2001


In article <mailman.1005779239.17748.python-list at python.org>,
 James_Althoff at i2.com wrote:

> If not 3), then there is the issue of having to do an extra computation for
> the common case of indexing a sequence as in, e.g.,
> 
>     for i in 0 .. len(sequence)-1:

This is very common in C, but is it so common in Python?
Isn't it usually more idiomatic to do
    for item in sequence
?
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David Eppstein       UC Irvine Dept. of Information & Computer Science
eppstein at ics.uci.edu http://www.ics.uci.edu/~eppstein/



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