Newbie getting desperate with for

Noah Hall enalicho at
Fri Feb 18 18:06:09 CET 2011

On Fri, Feb 18, 2011 at 4:54 PM, Michael Torrie <torriem at> wrote:
> On 02/17/2011 04:10 PM, Werner wrote:
> Just for your information, your code is the equivalent of:
> while True:
>    temp = range(20000000)
> The for loop does absolutely nothing in your case.  After the range is
> computed, the for loop exits on the first iteration.

Ah, but the for loop is there for a reason, I imagine. It'd certainly
be slower per while loop.

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