[portland] numarray

Ryan Arana ryan.arana at gmail.com
Sat Mar 13 18:25:13 CET 2010

Why would you use line.__str__() instead of str(line) ?

Mostly because I'm a Python Noob, and dir(line) reminded me about its
__str__() method. And I did note that this wasn't the best way to do it,
just that it'd work. Now I know about str(line) though, so thanks!

On Fri, Mar 12, 2010 at 4:46 PM, Ethan Furman <ethan at stoneleaf.us> wrote:

> Ryan Arana wrote:
> [snip]
>  On second thought though, the easiest (read: the quickest, and
>> not necessarily the best) way to make this work (if print data4 works the
>> way I think it does anyway) would be to just change "line" to
>> "line.__str__()" in the line.replace line of code. So it will read
>> "line.__str__().replace('[', ' ').replace(']', ' ').
> Why would you use line.__str__() instead of str(line) ?  For that matter,
> instead of using replace, the OP could do
>    str(line)[1:-1]
> to chop off the beginning and ending brackets.
> ~Ethan~
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