string concatenation

Reinhold Birkenfeld reinhold-birkenfeld-nospam at
Mon Jun 28 12:46:33 CEST 2004

Peter Otten wrote:
> Reinhold Birkenfeld wrote:
>> Maybe I'm not a real man, but the solution I like most (for code that
> Of course not, because real men never show doubt :-)
> (If hard pressed, I'll admit I'm no more "real" than you in that respect)
>> extensively concatenates strings in this way) is
>> join = lambda x: "".join(x)
> Vicious lambda - tricks you into believing that you need it.

Yes, you're right. How could I...

>>>> join = " ".join
>>>> join(["all", "of", "us"])
> 'all of us'
> Now that's an idiom we both like, I suppose.



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