iterating lists

Steven D'Aprano steve at
Sat Jan 23 18:44:22 CET 2010

On Sat, 23 Jan 2010 18:29:33 +0100, Roel Schroeven wrote:

>> for w in l1[:]: #use copy of l1 for iteration
>> 	print(l1.pop()) #decomposite list
> I would prefer:
> while l1:
>     print(l1.pop())

I would prefer:

for x in reversed(l1):
l1[:] = []

And garbage dispose of the entire list in one go, instead of an item at a 


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