ruby %w equivalent

Antoine De Groote antoine at vo.lu
Wed Sep 27 14:27:30 CEST 2006


Thorsten Kampe wrote:
> * Antoine De Groote (Tue, 26 Sep 2006 12:06:38 +0200)
>> Thorsten Kampe wrote:
>>> * John Machin (24 Sep 2006 15:32:20 -0700)
>>>> Antoine De Groote wrote:
>>>>> is there a python equivalent for the ruby %w operator?
>>>>> %w{a b c} creates an array with strings "a", "b", and "c" in ruby...
>>>>>
>>>> | >>> "a b c".split()
>>>> | ['a', 'b', 'c']
>>>>
>>>> ... appears to match your single example.
>>> Something wrong with "list('abc')"? Or is it too simple?!
>>>
>>> Thorsten
>> As far as I can tell this works for single characters only. You're not 
>> able to split words, as in "one two three".split().
> 
> It does satisfy your example in your first posting nevertheless.
> 
> Thorsten

Absolutely :-)



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