Easy Q

Gary Herron gherron at islandtraining.com
Sat Jan 9 17:56:12 CET 2010


Victor Subervi wrote:
> Hi;
> I have a string.join statement on a variable that comes from a 
> cgi.FieldStorage().getlist. The variable may be a list or a single 
> value. I need to treat it differently depending on which it is. How 
> can I distinguish it? len(var) will obviously give me the length of 
> the string if it's a string and the length of the list if it's a list.
> TIA,
> beno

Like this:

if isinstance(var, list):
  ... join ...
else:
  ... ??? ...

Gary Herron




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