find sublist inside list

Matthias Gallé mgalle at irisa.fr
Mon May 4 16:01:02 CEST 2009


bearophileHUGS at lycos.com wrote:
> John O'Hagan:
>> li=['a', 'c', 'a', 'c', 'c', 'g', 'a', 'c']
>> for i  in range(len(li)):
>>     if li[i:i + 2] == ['a', 'c']:
>>         li[i:i + 2] = ['6']
> 
> Oh well, I have done a mistake, it seems.
> Another solution then:
> 
>>>> 'acaccgac'.replace("ac", chr(6))
> '\x06\x06cg\x06'
> 
> Bye,
> bearophile

Thanks bearophile and John for your quick answers.
Unfortunately, the int that can replace a sublist can be > 255, but 
John's answer looks simple and good enough for me. I will use it as a 
starting point.

Thank's again.

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