any modules having a function to partition a list by predicate provided?
clp2 at rebertia.com
Mon Apr 19 21:16:13 EDT 2010
On Mon, Apr 19, 2010 at 6:00 PM, knifenomad <knifenomad at gmail.com> wrote:
> i know it's not very hard to get that solution.
> just by implementing simple function like below.
> def partition(target, predicate):
> split a list into two partitions with a predicate
> any better ideas? :)
> true = 
> false= 
> for item in target:
> if predicates(item):
> return true, false
> but i wonder if there's another way to do this with standard libraries
> or .. built-ins.
> if it's not, i'd like the list objects to have partition method like
> string module has.
(A) str.partition() has a /completely/ different meaning from your partition()
(B) You'd probably have better luck getting it added to the itertools
module since the concept is applicable to all iterables.
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