string.join question

Mark McEahern marklists at mceahern.com
Thu Oct 3 05:19:20 CEST 2002


> Hmmmm.... I'm going to have to figure this out.
> I can test for a ' or " and respond with an invalid entry remark (which it
> would be...).

  one_possible_likely_value = """He said, "I don't think you really want to
omit quotation marks, do you?" """

<wink>

> I'm ok with everything except the statement:
> ([quote(v) for v in values])

Did you notice the function quote() I supplied?

  new_list = [func(x) for x in seq]

is called a list comprehension.  It's just a different way to write this:

  new_list = []
  for x in seq:
    new_list.append(func(x))

Please reply to the list, by the way, since this is all on topic and others
may have more to contribute.

Cheers,

// mark





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