string to list of numbers conversion

Fredrik Lundh fredrik at
Mon Nov 6 16:51:22 CET 2006

jm.suresh at wrote:

>   I have a string '((1,2), (3,4))' and I want to convert this into a
> python tuple of numbers. But I do not want to use eval() because I do
> not want to execute any code in that string and limit it to list of
> numbers.

here's yet another approach:

also see:


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