Set like feature
nun at example.com
Thu Nov 18 20:33:54 CET 2004
On Tue, 16 Nov 2004 00:05:04 +0100, Alex Martelli <aleaxit at yahoo.com>
> Mitja <nun at example.com> wrote:
>> > each element on a column by column basis.
>> > I am using python2.2 so no sets. Can anyone think of an efficient way
>> > to do this?
>> If I understand the problem correctly, splitting the lines up and
>> them before comparison _is_ much better than a naive approach, though I
>> don't know if that's what's best.
> Splitting, sure. Sorting would destroy the 'column by column basis'.
I wasn't sure what OP really wanted; I saw both the "column by column"
thing and the bit about sets, which is contradicting, so I assumed he was
after sets-like behavior. [wrongly, as later posts clarified]
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