What is the "functional" way of doing this?
attn.steven.kuo at gmail.com
attn.steven.kuo at gmail.com
Tue Jul 31 01:33:54 CEST 2007
On Jul 30, 3:48 pm, beginner <zyzhu2... at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi,
>
> If I have a number n and want to generate a list based on like the
> following:
>
> def f(n):
> l=[]
> while n>0:
> l.append(n%26)
> n /=26
> return l
>
> I am wondering what is the 'functional' way to do the same.
>
Recursion is common in functional programming:
def f(n, l=None):
if l == None:
l = []
if n > 0:
return f(n/26, l + [n%26])
else:
return l
print f(1000)
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Hope this helps,
Steven
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