a question about zip...

Xavier Morel xavier.morel at masklinn.net
Wed Mar 8 21:44:56 CET 2006


KraftDiner wrote:
> I had a structure that looked like this
> ((0,1), (2, 3), (4, 5), (6,7)
> 
> I changed my code slightly and now I do this:
> odd = (1,3,5,7)
> even = (0,2,4,6)
> all = zip(even, odd)
> 
> however the zip produces:
> [(0, 1), (2, 3), (4, 5), (6, 7)]
> 
> Which is a list of tuples.. I wanted a tuple of tuples...
> 
tuple(zip(even, odd))

and if you fear for memory efficiency

tuple(iterator.izip(even, odd))



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