newbie idiom question

Alex Rice alex at mindlube.com
Fri Jun 25 02:07:43 CEST 1999


Thanks everyone. I think I grok it now.

Alex Rice

Michael Hudson <mwh21 at cam.ac.uk> writes:

> 
> If I know I'm not going to be altering the length of the list, I
> generally do it like this:
> 
> for i in range(len(a)):
>     if is_cooked(a[i]):
>         a[i] = "cooked"
> 
> If the list might be changing length, then I generally do
> 
> i = 0
> while i < len(a):
>     ...
> 
> and keep track of i by hand.
> 
> HTH
> Michael





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