A suggestion for a possible Python module

Erik Max Francis max at alcyone.com
Sat Mar 8 22:06:43 CET 2003


Thomas Wouters wrote:

> Well, if you want to, say, index a list of email addresses or
> hostnames with
> btree, and you want to be able to efficiently match domain-parts,
> reversing
> the string is useful. If I were doing such a thing, I would do it all
> the
> time. :)

Sounds like it would be better to reverse the list of dot-separated FQDN
components, which is already available with the list's reverse method:

	l = name.split('.')
	l.reverse()

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