iterating lists

Steven D'Aprano steve at REMOVE-THIS-cybersource.com.au
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):
    print(x)
l1[:] = []


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



-- 
Steven



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