multi split function taking delimiter list

Paddy paddy3118 at netscape.net
Wed Nov 15 07:58:19 CET 2006


Paddy wrote:

> martinskou at gmail.com wrote:
>
> > Hi, I'm looking for something like:
> >
> > multi_split( 'a:=b+c' , [':=','+'] )
> >
> > returning:
> > ['a', ':=', 'b', '+', 'c']
> >
> > whats the python way to achieve this, preferably without regexp?
> >
> > Thanks.
> >
> > Martin
>
> I resisted my urge to use a regexp and came up with this:
>
> >>> from itertools import groupby
> >>> s = 'apple=blue+cart'
> >>> [''.join(g) for k,g in groupby(s, lambda x: x in '=+')]
> ['apple', '=', 'blue', '+', 'cart']
> >>>
>
> For me, the regexp solution would have been clearer, but I need to
> stretch my itertools skills.
> 
> - Paddy.
Arghhh!
No colon!
Forget the above please.

- Pad.




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