Elegant solution needed: Data manipulation
Aristotle_00 at yahoo.com
Sun Feb 3 21:11:08 CET 2002
"Jason Orendorff" <jason at jorendorff.com> wrote in message
> I'm a bit surprised you didn't take Steve's code and
> say "Yay, I'm done!". I'm extra surprised you didn't
> reply to any of the responses to your message or
> ask any followup questions. Your approach might be
> faster than Steve's (I'm not sure), but it seems a
> bit more fragile.
It had nothing to do with being unappreciative, that's for sure :).
No, the only real problem with Steve's code was a need to have infix
expressions. Also, I think I didn't get his message right away b/c of
usenet server update problems.
Anyway, the other motivation for my attempt is that I'm both _using_
and _learning_ python right now. So, I'm happy to spend a little more
time on a problem so that I can learn some more.
I didn't ask followups b/c I think I saw how the solutions were
working and could figure out how they would work for me (of course, I
could be delusional).
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