nonunique string replacements

Steven D'Aprano steven at REMOVE.THIS.cybersource.com.au
Wed Mar 3 09:42:01 CET 2010


On Tue, 02 Mar 2010 23:06:13 -0800, Ben Racine wrote:

> All,
> 
> Say I have a string "l" ...
> 
> l = 'PBUSH     201005       K      1.      1.      1.      1.      1.   
>   1.'
> 
> And I want to replace the first "   1." with a "500.2" and the second " 
> 1." with " 5.2" ...
> 
> What pythonic means would you all recommend?

l = l.replace("   1.", "500.2", 1)
l = l.replace("   1.", "5.2", 1)






-- 
Steven



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