Flattening lists

Aahz aahz at pythoncraft.com
Thu Feb 5 19:24:13 CET 2009

In article <a22c77c4-a812-4e42-8972-6f3eedf72bb9 at l33g2000pri.googlegroups.com>,
Michele Simionato  <michele.simionato at gmail.com> wrote:
>Looks fine to me. In some situations you may also use hasattr(el,
>'__iter__') instead of isinstance(el, list) (it depends if you want to
>flatten generic iterables or only lists).

Of course, once you do that, you need to special-case strings...
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