csv blank fields

Chris Rebert clp2 at rebertia.com
Tue Jun 30 06:17:17 CEST 2009

On Mon, Jun 29, 2009 at 8:47 PM, Lawrence
D'Oliveiro<ldo at geek-central.gen.new_zealand> wrote:
> In message <mailman.2218.1246122370.8015.python-list at python.org>, MRAB
> wrote:
>>      row = [r or "NULL" for r in row]
> I know that, in this particular case, all the elements of row are strings,
> and the only string that is equivalent to False is the empty string, but
> still
>    row = [[r, "NULL"][r == ""] for r in row]

While I do find the use of booleans as integers interesting, I think
the ternary operator would be clearer:

row = [("NULL" if r == "" else r) for r in row]


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