Looping [was Re: Python and the need for speed]

Marko Rauhamaa marko at pacujo.net
Mon Apr 17 12:35:00 EDT 2017

Terry Reedy <tjreedy at udel.edu>:

> On 4/17/2017 3:11 AM, Marko Rauhamaa wrote:
>> Here's statistics from a medium-sized project of mine:
>>    while True:            34
>>    while <condition>:     39
>>    for ... in ...:       158
> As I posted previously, the ratio of for-loops in the stdlib is about 7
> to 1.

What I notice in my numbers is that about one half of my while loops are
"while True", and about a third of my loops are while loops.


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