Confused over Lists

Eric Brunel eric.brunel at pragmadev.com
Fri Aug 2 16:38:15 CEST 2002


Thys Meintjes wrote:

> Hi Paul,
> 
> Usually a bad idea to iterate & manupilate the same list,
> rather do something like this:
> 
> demoList = [1, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5]
>    for num in demoList[:]:
> ...

And for your specific problem, you may just do:

demoList = [x for x in demoList if x != 1]

You may also use the "filter" built-in function, but I'll let you play with 
this one if you need it.

HTH
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