How to get an item from a simple set?
pete.forman at westerngeco.com
Wed Nov 24 17:16:42 CET 2004
Skip Montanaro <skip at pobox.com> writes:
> Pete> I have a set that contains one item. What is the best way of
> Pete> getting at that item? Using pop() empties the set.
> If you just want to grab one arbitrary (though not random) item from the
> set, try:
> elt = iter(s).next()
I actually wanted to append the single item to a string, Steven's
solutions work for assignment.
So this looks like my best bet. I'll probably use join instead of +=
in my code.
>>> line = 'bar '
>>> line += iter(s).next()
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