conditionals in lambdas?

Michael P. Soulier msoulier at nortelnetworks.com
Fri Nov 3 22:39:41 CET 2000


In article <XoFM5.4146$jv2.475484 at newsc.telia.net>, Fredrik Lundh wrote:
>
>oh, but "string[:9] == '#LOADDATA' is an expression, which
>returns zero if false, and a non-zero (1, actually) if true.
>
>try this:
>
>    filter(lambda s: s[:9] == '#LOADDATA', filecontents)
>
>or better:
>
>    filter(lambda s: s.startswith('#LOADDATA'), filecontents)
>
>or, if you're using 2.0:
>
>    [line for line in filecontents if line.startswith('#LOADDATA')]

    Ah, gotcha. 

    Thanks,

    Mike

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