splitting a long string into a list

Robert Kern robert.kern at gmail.com
Tue Nov 28 06:59:16 CET 2006

ronrsr wrote:
> I have a single long string - I'd like to split it into a list of
> unique keywords. Sadly, the database wasn't designed to do this, so I
> must do this in Python - I'm having some trouble using the .split()
> function, it doesn't seem to do what I want it to - any ideas?

Did you follow the recommendations given to you the last time you asked this
question? What did you try? What results do you want to get?

Robert Kern

"I have come to believe that the whole world is an enigma, a harmless enigma
 that is made terrible by our own mad attempt to interpret it as though it had
 an underlying truth."
  -- Umberto Eco

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