Python 'for' loop is memory inefficient

John Machin sjmachin at lexicon.net
Mon Aug 17 03:23:23 CEST 2009


On Aug 17, 8:35 am, sturlamolden <sturlamol... at yahoo.no> wrote:

> 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.

Extremely easy, once users relinquish the right to replace built-in
"range" with their own concoctions ...




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