gah! I hate the new string syntax

Fredrik Lundh fredrik at
Fri Mar 2 08:40:17 CET 2001

Sean 'Shaleh' Perry wrote:
> return ";".join(["%s=%s" % (k, params[k]) for k in params.keys()])
> every day python seems to be moving closer to the line noise aspect of
> coding.

you're using list comprehensions and the wrong dictionary method,
and then you're complaining about string methods? ;-)

("items()" returns a key/value tuple that you can pass directly to
the formatting operator.  and nobody will complain if you stick to
string.join for stuff like this...)

Cheers /F

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