How to pass out the result from iterated function

eric eric at ericaro.net
Wed Dec 10 21:25:27 CET 2008


On Dec 10, 9:16 pm, JD <Jiandong... at gmail.com> wrote:
> I got a iterated function like this:
>
> def iterSomething(list):
>     has_something = False
>     for cell in list:
>         if something in cell:
>             has_something = True
>             output = something
>    if has_something:
>        iterSomething(output)
>    else:
>        final_out = outupt
>
> The problem is how can I read this final_out outside of the function.
> I tried the global statement, it seems not work. Any idea?
>
> JD

why don't you just return it ?


def iterSomething(list):
    has_something = False
    for cell in list:
        if something in cell:
            has_something = True
            output = something
   if has_something:
       return iterSomething(output)
   else:
       return output

?



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