Iterate from 2nd element of a huge list

Peter Otten __peter__ at
Wed Feb 1 09:11:44 CET 2012

Arnaud Delobelle wrote:

>> Em 01-02-2012 01:39, Paulo da Silva escreveu:

>>> What is the best way to iterate thru a huge list having the 1st element
>>> a different process? I.e.:

> Nobody mentioned itertools.islice, which can be handy, especially if
> you weren't interested in the first element of the list:

Also, skipping two or seven or ... items is just as easy.
The example should be

> from itertools import islice:

for el in islice(mylist, 1, None):
>     process2(el)

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