Is there a better algorithm?

Gerhard Häring gh at
Fri Jan 2 22:16:26 CET 2009

Kottiyath wrote:
> I have the following list of tuples:
> L = [(1, 2), (3, 4, 5), (6, 7)]
> I want to loop through the list and extract the values.
> The only algorithm I could think of is: [...]

If this is part of a real program, instead of an exercise, you should 
fix the code that creates this list of tuples so that they have a 
uniform length of 3. And if the third element is missing, it should be None.

This saves lots of trouble later on.

-- Gerhard

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