Getting at an item in a list of tupples

Fernando Pérez fperez528 at yahoo.com
Mon Dec 10 19:13:45 CET 2001


Emile van Sebille wrote:

>>>> a
> [(1, 2.0, '3'), (11, 12.0, '13'), (21, 22.0, '23')]
>>>> max([i[1] for i in a])
> 

Nice. I just sent in a solution using map(), but this does look more readable 
(and may be quicker, since it doesn't require calling a selection lambda()). 
Note to self: must get used to using list comprehensions more.

Cheers,

f.



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