list unpack trick?
fredrik at pythonware.com
Sun Jan 23 01:54:31 EST 2005
Nick Coghlan wrote:
>> I am think more in the line of string.ljust(). So if we have a list.ljust(length, filler), we
>> can do something like
>> name, value = s.split('=',1).ljust(2,'')
> Py> s.split('=',1).ljust(2,'')
> Traceback (most recent call last):
> File "<stdin>", line 1, in ?
> AttributeError: 'list' object has no attribute 'ljust'
I think the "if we have" was hypothetical.
I still don't see why the OP cannot just write a small helper and be
done with it, but then I don't know anything about how Python is
used, so I might be wrong ;-)
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