Erik Max Francis
max at alcyone.com
Thu Oct 10 05:25:31 CEST 2002
Mark McEahern wrote:
> $ python2.3
> Python 2.3a0 (#1, Oct 9 2002, 21:35:16) #<-- Yup, just installed it.
> [GCC 2.96 20000731 (Red Hat Linux 7.3 2.96-112)] on linux2
> Type "help", "copyright", "credits" or "license" for more information.
> >>> import string
> >>> for i, letter in enumerate(string.letters):
> ... print "%d --> %s" % (i, letter)
I was going to do the same thing out of curiosity, so you saved me some
That's a really useful construct; the fact that it's a builtin means
that it has the opportunity to be quite efficient, as opposed to the
Pythonic-but-awkward zip(S, range(len(S))) pattern. I'm glad that's the
kind of thing that's being added to new versions; it's elegant and
Are bools going to be in 2.3 as well?
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