get a list from a string

Steven D'Aprano steve at
Thu Jun 7 14:44:30 CEST 2007

Ah, sorry, pre-mature sending. Stupid keyboard accelerators :(

To finish the sentence I was trying to write:

On Thu, 07 Jun 2007 22:39:41 +1000, Steven D'Aprano wrote:

> I wish even more that Python would come with a built-in "make a list from a
> list representation" function, but that at least is fairly easy to create:
> you can modify 

... Fredrik Lundh's safe-eval function:


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