Avoiding local variable declarations?

bearophileHUGS at lycos.com bearophileHUGS at lycos.com
Fri Nov 14 09:50:28 CET 2008

Paul McGuire:
> Really?  Looking at randrange, it sure seems to do a lot of work in
> pursuit of handling all possible cases for specifying range
> boundaries, step values, etc.

Well, randrange is the simpler thing to read and understand here, and
maybe the one less likely to get wrong too.
But I understand your concerns. The solution is to write a C function
in the random module that implements the randrange in an efficient


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