is there a better way to check an array?

Peter Hansen peter at engcorp.com
Fri Sep 2 19:38:00 CEST 2005


Fredrik Lundh wrote:
> Peter Hansen wrote:
>>Probably because at one point lists didn't even have the index() method,
>>and when it was suggested and (I believe) Raymond H. added it
> 
> the list "index" method has been in Python since, like, forever (early 1991,
> according to CVS, which means that it was added about two years before
> the first 1.0 alpha was made public...)

D'oh!  My apologies:  I was misremembering the addition of the optional 
"start" and "stop" arguments to the existing list() method, which 
happened in June 2003 (SF #754014 at 
http://sourceforge.net/tracker/index.php?func=detail&aid=754014&group_id=5470&atid=355470 
).

-Peter



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