Re-inserting data

Felix Thibault felixt at
Wed Mar 22 02:46:06 CET 2000

At 15:47 3/21/00 -0800, 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?
>- Mark

You could unpack the tuples, then pack them up again like:

for index in range(len(times)):
    date, time, whatever, andever, amen = times[index]
    date = change_ola(date)
    times[index] = (date, time, whatever, andever, amen)

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