Splitting string into dictionary

Christopher Subich spam.csubich+block at block.subich.spam.com
Sat Jul 2 19:30:20 CEST 2005

Robert Kern wrote:
> David Pratt wrote:
>> I have string text with language text records that looks like this:
>> 'en' | 'the brown cow' | 'fr' | 'la vache brun'

> translations = [x.strip(" '") for x in line.split('|')]
> d = dict(zip(translations[::2], translations[1::2]))

One caevat is that this assumes that the proto-list doesn't have any '|' 
inside the actual text.

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