silly idea - interesting problem
smarsh at hotmail.com
Sun Oct 21 06:02:10 CEST 2001
Stefan Antoni wrote:
> i got a silly idea about a small script which takes to strings (lets say
> "test" and "dust") and mixes them to "tdeusstt".
> i tried to code it because i thought it would be easy, but now i cannot
> find out _how_ to do it ;)
> i tried to "list()" the string and mix the items. but ...
> Anybody has a hint or even a solution?
Here's a back to basics solution:
firstWord = 'test'
secondWord = 'dust'
i = 0
while i < len(firstWord):
print firstWord[i], secondWord[i],
i = i+1
P.S.: Remember when Python used to differentiate itself from line noise
(sorry, I meant Perl) with a philosophy that went something like
"There's only one right way to do it."?
Colorless green ideas sleep furiously.
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