Itertools question: how to call a function n times?
wojciech_mula at poczta.null.onet.pl.invalid
Thu Jul 19 18:16:23 CEST 2007
Matthew Wilson wrote:
> I want to write a function that each time it gets called, it returns a
> random choice of 1 to 5 words from a list of words.
> I can write this easily using for loops and random.choice(wordlist) and
> random.randint(1, 5).
> But I want to know how to do this using itertools, since I don't like
> manually doing stuff like:
> phrase = list()
> for i in random.randint(1, 5):
Use list comprehension:
phrase = [random.choice(wordlist) for i in xrange(random.randint(1, 5))]
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