[Python-ideas] namedtuple literals [Was: RE a new namedtuple]
mertz at gnosis.cx
Mon Jul 31 01:41:35 EDT 2017
> But most of the time you always have the same attributes in the same order
> (think of reading a CSV for example), and this would be just a normal
> tuple, but with custom names for the indexes.
You apparently live in a halcyon world of data cleanliness where CSV data
is so well behaved.
In my world, I more typically deal with stuff like
I'm likely to define different namedtuples for dealing with this:
NameSalAge = namedtuple('NSA','name salary age')
NameAgeSal = namedtuple('NAS','name age salary')
Then later, indeed, I might ask:
if employee1.salary == employee2.salary: ...
And this would work even though I got the data from the different formats.
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