common practice for creating utility functions?

Scott David Daniels scott.daniels at
Mon May 15 22:00:01 CEST 2006

John Salerno wrote:
>> How can I create two separate conditions in a for loop?
> I tried this:
> punc_space = string.punctuation + string.whitespace
> for char in punc_space:

That's probably best.  If the sources are not so simple, you could use:

     import itertools

     for char in itertools.chain(onesource, anothersource, yetanother):

--Scott David Daniels
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