[Tutor] replacing range with xrange
kent37 at tds.net
Mon Jan 28 16:03:17 CET 2008
bob gailer wrote:
> I disagree based on PEP 3100 (http://www.python.org/dev/peps/pep-3100/)
> Built-in Namespace:
> - Make built-ins return an iterator where appropriate (e.g. range(),
> zip(), map(), filter(), etc.)
> To be removed:
> - xrange(): use range() instead
Right, that's a good clarification.
xrange() is being renamed to range(), so there will be no xrange() and
range() will return an iterator rather than a list.
Hmm, does that mean that the arguments to range() will be restricted to
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