Python 'for' loop is memory inefficient
sturlamolden at yahoo.no
Mon Aug 17 00:35:26 CEST 2009
On 16 Aug, 14:57, Dennis Lee Bieber <wlfr... at ix.netcom.com> wrote:
> Well, the alternative would be to have two keywords for looping: one
> for your "simple" incrementing integer loop, and another for a loop that
> operates over the elements of some collection type.
A compiler could easily recognise a statement like
for i in range(n):
as a simple integer loop. In fact, Cython is able to do this.
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