howto split string with both comma and semicolon delimiters

MRAB google at mrabarnett.plus.com
Fri Jun 13 03:10:49 CEST 2008


On Jun 12, 8:06 pm, bvdp <b... at mellowood.ca> wrote:
> dmitrey wrote:
> > hi all,
> > howto split string with both comma and semicolon delimiters?
>
> > i.e. (for example) get ['a','b','c'] from string "a,b;c"
>
> > I have tried s.split(',;') but it don't work
> > Thx, D.
>
> Howabout:
>
>         s = s.replace(";", ",")
>         s = s.split(",")

I've wondered in the past whether there would be sufficient need for
things like s.split((',', ';')) and s.partition((',', ';')).



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