Thoughts on PEP284

Andrew Koenig ark at
Fri Sep 26 19:43:11 CEST 2003

Stephen> I doubt the need for exclusive ranges in integer for loops. I
Stephen> also doubt the need for switching between different range
Stephen> systems (inclusive, exclusive, half-open). IMO there is more
Stephen> confusion than anything down those routes.

Really?  I would expect a common usage to be:

        for 0 <= index < len(list):
             do something with list[index]

Andrew Koenig, ark at

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