Do this as a list comprehension?
Lie.1296 at gmail.com
Sun Jun 8 11:04:40 CEST 2008
On Jun 8, 8:56 am, Mensanator <mensana... at aol.com> wrote:
> On Jun 7, 8:22�pm, John Salerno <johnj... at gmailNOSPAM.com> wrote:
> > Mensanator wrote:
> > > What I DID say was that how the builtins actually
> > > work should be understood and it APPEARED that the
> > > OP didn't understand that. Maybe he understood that
> > > all along but his example betrayed no evidence of
> > > that understanding.
> > Well, the truth is that I know zip truncates to the shorter of the two
> > arguments,
> Ok, sorry I thought otherwise.
> > and also in my case the two arguments would always be the
> > same length.
> Yes, because you're controlling the source code.
> But since lists are mutable, source code literals
> don't always control the length of the list.
Since when source code literals ever control the length of a list?
What controls the length of the list is the semantic meaning of the
list, in some cases it just makes no sense that the list would ever
have different length.
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