Re-inserting data

Paul Magwene paul.magwene at yale.edu
Wed Mar 22 01:47:52 CET 2000


"Daley, MarkX" wrote:
> 
> The only problem with that is I don't have any control over whether or not
> tuples are used.  I am using SQL to query data from a server and this is the
> format it uses to return the data.  Worse yet, the tuples are not strictly
> strings, but dates and numbers, also.  I am trying to pull a date from each
> tuple, convert it, and return it to the tuple before it gets written to a
> file.  Any ideas?
> 

Well, in terms of the immutable tuple problem you can convert your
tuples to lists using the list() function and then convert back to
tuples using the tuple() function (both builtins).  

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Paul Magwene
paul.magwene at yale.edu



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