2-dimensional data structures

Larry Bates larry.bates at websafe.com
Thu Jan 26 16:20:37 EST 2006

anthonyberet wrote:
> Hello again - rather a newbie here...
> I want to work on a sudoku brute-forcer, just for fun.
> I am considering different strategies, but first I need to decide on the
> data-structure to use for the progress/solution grid.
> This being a square, I would have used a 9x9 2-dimensional array in my
> teenage years back in the 80's, using BASIC.
> What is the equivalent way to store data in python? - It isn't obvious
> to me how to do it with lists.
> 'scuse me for being thick - but give me a little pointer and I will do
> the rest.

Probably the numeric module:


But you can also do nested lists.

Larry Bates

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