How to make a reverse for loop in python?
asnast at gmail.com
Sun Sep 21 01:22:31 CEST 2008
On Sep 20, 8:13 pm, bearophileH... at lycos.com wrote:
> Duncan Booth:
> > > e.g. the python equivalent to the c++ loop
> > > for (i = 10; i >= 0; --i)
> > The exact equivalent would be:
> > for i in range(10, -1, -1): print i
> I'd use xrange there. Anyway, I have always felt that Python syntax
> not easy to understand at first sight, expecially when you try to
> convert a bit more complex inverted for loops from/to C to/from
> Python. It's one of the few cases where (for example) Pascal (loop)
> syntax wins a bit over Python syntax :-)
That's a lot of responses guys. Thanks a lot i think i got it.
Another question, are there any pointers in python (or iterators) for
when i use
a data structure that doesn't support random access?
Thanks again, Alex
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