Deleting characters from a string
aahz at netcom.com
Sat Jun 5 22:32:47 CEST 1999
In article <y0jyahye89i.fsf at vier.idi.ntnu.no>,
Magnus L. Hetland <mlh at idt.ntnu.no> wrote:
>result = ""
>for char in host:
> if char not in ' "':
> result = result+char
>host = result
That's a bad way to do it. At the very least, that code should be
# There may be a couple of syntax errors below
result = 
for char in host:
if char not in ' "':
host = string.join ( result, "" )
This has *much* better performance if host is at all long.
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