append to non-existing list
roy at panix.com
Wed Nov 9 14:52:30 CET 2005
In article <mailman.353.1131543337.18701.python-list at python.org>,
Yves Glodt <y.glodt at sitasoftware.lu> wrote:
> > You mean you want to type "pkcolumns" only once to keep your code short?
> > Would something like this be useful?
> > pkcolumns = [row.strip() for row in sqlsth]
> I will look into this, maybe it's what I need, thanks!
The list comprehension format described above is handy and compact, and
there's no reason you shouldn't use it when appropriate. That being said,
compactness should not itself be a goal.
Writing clear and easy to understand code is much more important than
reducing the number of lines. Sometimes you get both at the same time, but
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