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Andrew Harpin

I disagree that it is more elegant, my personal opinion is good code can be read by a non coder, at least from an overview perspective.

With the other solution they would struggle as it requires inside knowledge, whereas range and len are much more obvious.

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Jose Rodriguez

I also prefer enumerate anytime. range(len()) seems to defeat the motto of “simple over complex”. enumerate seems quite descriptive to me (non-English speaker) and otherwise once explained falls flat. If you are concern about variable unpacking...it makes sense to iterate over an index if you come from C, but python “for-each” approach seems to me more readable. IMHO ❤️