PEP 308 use case (Re: A suggestion for a possible Python module)

Greg Ewing (using news.cis.dfn.de) me at privacy.net
Tue Mar 11 05:30:38 CET 2003


If anyone's collecting potential use cases for
conditional expressions, here's one.

Jp Calderone wrote:
>     def commaize(s):
>         P = len(s) % 3
>         st = s[:P] + (len(s) > 3 and P and ',' or '')
#                       ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
>         return st + ','.join([s[i:i+3] for i in range(P, len(s), 3)])

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University of Canterbury,	
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