create lowercase strings in lists - was: (No subject)

Mark Devine markdevine at eircom.net
Fri Dec 17 10:52:54 CET 2004


Thanks. This version is the version that comes with cygwin. They must be behind.

Steven Bethard <steven.bethard at gmail.com> wrote:

> 
> Mark Devine wrote:
> > the trouble is it throws up the following error for set:
> > 
> > $ ./test.py
> > Traceback (most recent call last):
> >   File "./test.py", line 23, in ?
> >     reflist = [normalize(element) for element in list1]
> >   File "./test.py", line 20, in normalize
> >     return set(text.split())
> > NameError: global name 'set' is not defined
> > 
> 
> The set type became a builtin in Python 2.4.  I would suggest upgrading, 
> but if this is not an option, you can put this at the top of the file, 
> and it should get rid of the NameError:
> 
> from sets import Set as set
> 
> Steve
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