string concatenation

Peter Otten __peter__ at
Mon Jun 28 12:09:33 CEST 2004

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.

>>> join = " ".join
>>> join(["all", "of", "us"])
'all of us'

Now that's an idiom we both like, I suppose.


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