searching for matches within a word list

Scott David Daniels Scott.Daniels at Acm.Org
Thu Jul 31 00:10:25 CEST 2003


Rajarshi Guha wrote:
> Hi,
>   I have a large list of words (each on its own line) 
> and I would like to find words that contain a specific string.
How bad is (for 2.3)?
	result = []
	apnd = result.append
	source = file('data', 'U')
	for line in source:
	    if specific in line:
	        apnd(line)
	source.close()
	# result is the list you want

-Scott David Daniels
Scott.Daniels at Acm.Org





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