Arithmetic sequences in Python

Alex Martelli aleax at mail.comcast.net
Mon Jan 16 17:30:46 CET 2006


Paul Rubin <http://phr.cx@NOSPAM.invalid> wrote:

> Steven D'Aprano <steve at REMOVETHIScyber.com.au> writes:
> > For finite sequences, your proposal adds nothing new to existing
> > solutions like range and xrange.
> 
> Oh come on, [5,4,..0] is much easier to read than range(5,-1,-1).

But not easier than reversed(range(6)) [[the 5 in one of the two
expressions in your sentence has to be an offbyone;-)]]


Alex



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