I'm starting to think like a Pythonista

brad byte8bits at gmail.com
Wed Oct 10 23:03:41 CEST 2007


Bjoern Schliessmann wrote:
> brad wrote:
>> low_odds = [1,3,5,7,9]
>> # make a list containing 10 - 98 evens only
>> big_evens =  big_evens = [x for x in list(xrange(99)) if x % 2 ==
>> 0 and x >8]
> 
> Why use xrange if you convert it to a full list in place? No
> advantage there.

What is the dis-advantage of using xrange over range in this circumstance?



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