Extended zip() for lists

Florian Reiser florian.reiser at ra-bc.de
Fri Jun 9 02:12:37 EDT 2006

Hello Gene,

a big THANKS for this tip. This is exactly what I was looking for.


Florian Reiser

"gene tani" <gene.tani at gmail.com> schrieb im Newsbeitrag 
news:1149772973.297794.68720 at i39g2000cwa.googlegroups.com...
> Florian Reiser wrote:
>> Hello,
>> I have 4 lists: a, b, c and d
>> Out of this 4 lists I want to build a table (e.g. list of lists):
>> a|b|c|d
>> ---------------------------
>> a1|b1|c1|d1
>> a1|b2|    |d2
>> You see: the lists are not equally sized.
>> Is there a command which fills up the shorter lists with blanks?
>> Like an enhanced zip() command, maybe?
> map(None, list1, list2, list3)
> http://aspn.activestate.com/ASPN/Cookbook/Python/Recipe/410687

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