common practice for creating utility functions?

John Salerno johnjsal at
Mon May 15 21:24:16 CEST 2006

John Salerno wrote:
> John Salerno wrote:
>> Just a quickie for today
> Another quick one I'll combine in this thread: How can I create two 
> separate conditions in a for loop?
> Such as this, which doesn't seem to work beyond string.punctuation:
> for char in string.punctuation or string.whitespace:

I tried this:

punc_space = string.punctuation + string.whitespace
for char in punc_space:

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