Difference between range and xrange ??

Joel Goldstick joel.goldstick at gmail.com
Mon Nov 5 15:42:48 CET 2012

in python 2.x xrange is a generator and range returns a list.  In python
3.x xrange is renamed to range replacing the list function with the

On Mon, Nov 5, 2012 at 9:23 AM, inshu chauhan <insideshoes at gmail.com> wrote:

> what is the difference between range and xrange.. both seem to work the
> same. ? And which should be used where and in what situations.. ??
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Joel Goldstick
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