python -- question with list.pop(0)
tjreedy at udel.edu
Mon Jun 7 14:29:08 CEST 2004
"David Stockwell" <winexpert at hotmail.com> wrote in message
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> ourFile = open(fileNamesList,'r')
> strData = ourFile.read()
>From what you do below, you want .readlines()
> records = 
> print "split 0.5"
strData.split('\n') is a list of lines. append adds one element to a
list -- in this case the list of lines. You apparently want .extend()
> print "records '%s'" % records
> === end snippet ====
> at this point the output looks like this
> '[['this is line 1', 'this is line 2', 'this is line 3', '' ]]'
right, as you requested, even if not what you meant ;-)
Terry J. Reedy
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