Specific iterator in one line

Filip Gruszczyński gruszczy at gmail.com
Tue Jun 30 04:45:16 EDT 2009

Oh, and there is additional requirement: it must be a one liner with
at most 80 characters ;-)

W dniu 30 czerwca 2009 10:44 użytkownik Filip Gruszczyński
<gruszczy at gmail.com> napisał:
> This is purely sport question. I don't really intend to use the answer
> in my code, but I am wondering, if such a feat could be done.
> I have a following problem: I have a list based upon which I would
> like to construct a different one. I could simply use list
> comprehensions, but there is an additional trick: for some elements on
> this list, I would like to return two objects. For example I have a
> list of 0s and 1s and for 0 I would like to add 1 'a' and for 1 I
> would like to add 2 'b', like this:
> [1, 0, 0, 1] -> ['b', 'b', 'a', 'a', 'b', 'b']
> The easy way is to return a tuple ('b', 'b') for 1s and then flatten
> them. But this doesn't seem very right - I'd prefer to create a nice
> iterable right away. Is it possible to achieve this? Curiosly, the
> other way round is pretty simple to achieve, because you can filter
> objects using if in list comprehension.
> --
> Filip Gruszczyński

Filip Gruszczyński

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