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Re: for loop syntax difference

by Taulmarill (Deacon)
on Aug 28, 2009 at 14:02 UTC ( #791909=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to for loop syntax difference

for $i (1..10) creates a list with ten elements and iterates of that.
for($i=0;$i<10;$i++) initializes $i with the value 0, then for every iteration of the loop it checks $i and increments if the check returns true or ends the loop.

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Re^2: for loop syntax difference
by ikegami (Pope) on Aug 28, 2009 at 14:05 UTC

    for $i (1..10) creates a list with ten elements and iterates of that.

    No, it doesn't. It's optimised into a counting loop. It increments the loop counter every pass rather than creating a list.

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