question about xrange performance

mmanns at mmanns at
Sat Apr 18 13:05:34 CEST 2009

On Fri, 17 Apr 2009 23:40:32 -0700 (PDT)
bearophileHUGS at wrote:

> Paul McGuire:
> >xrange is not really intended for "in" testing,<
> Let's add the semantic of a good and fast "in" to xrange (and to the
> range of Python3). It hurts no one, allows for a natural idiom
> (especially when you have a stride you don't want to re-invent the
> logic of skipping absent numbers), and it's readable.

A fast "in" to xrange would be great.
Why was it taken away?

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