Stupid string.split question

Delaney, Timothy C (Timothy) tdelaney at avaya.com
Fri Aug 8 01:36:31 CEST 2003


> From: Duncan Booth [mailto:duncan at NOSPAMrcp.co.uk]
> 
> Brian Kelley <bkelley at wi.mit.edu> wrote in 
> news:3f326199$0$3951$b45e6eb0 at senator-bedfellow.mit.edu:
> 
> > Now, as for old chesnuts and long hot summers, if one could just do:
> > 
> > "".join(list("ABCDEF").reverse())
> > 
> In what way would that be an improvement on writing
> 
>  "ABCDEF"[::-1]

In-place reverse *and* returning the result.

*stands proudly tall, smug expression on face*

TIm Delaney





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