container-indepentent iteration code ?

flacco flacco002 at
Thu Sep 9 02:35:56 CEST 2004

Jeremy Bowers wrote:
> On Wed, 08 Sep 2004 19:27:38 -0400, flacco wrote:
>>is there a way to iterate over the *values* in a list/dict/whatever, 
>>regardless of whether it's a list, dict, or whatever?  ie, the iteration 
>>code will not know beforehand what kind of container it's getting.
> In what way does
> for obj in container:
> not meet your needs?

i always want obj to be the value.  dicts, for example, yield keys 
instead of values (i think?)...

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