I am out of trial and error again Lists

Rustom Mody rustompmody at gmail.com
Fri Oct 24 19:10:06 CEST 2014


On Friday, October 24, 2014 10:06:47 PM UTC+5:30, Ian wrote:
> On Fri, Oct 24, 2014 at 9:56 AM, Rustom Mody wrote:
> >> Range(10) stores the min max values and loads each number in between
> >> when needed.
> >
> > It loads?? As in 'load-up-a-van'??
> 
> As in loads into memory.
> 
> > When you see:
> >
> >>>> 10
> > 10
> >
> > 1. Does someone (a clerk maybe) in the computer count to 10?
> > 2. Or do you, seeing that interaction, count to 10?
> >    [If you do, replace the 10 by 1000]
> > 3. Or do you, remember what it means to count to 10 without having to do it?
> 
> I don't understand why you think any of these are implied by the word "load".
> 
> > Now go back to your statement about 'loading' and find a better verb
> 
> I presume he used "load" because that was the word I used in my
> explanatory post about the difference between range in Python 2 and
> Python 3 yesterday.

I would be very surprised (Ian) if we had any essential disagreement on this
subject. [JFTR I see nothing wrong with your explanation]

I would also be (pleasantly) surprised if Seymore were to benefit by these
discussions at this stage.

So is it ok if we drop it here (or start a new thread)?



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