Converting a list of strings into a list of integers?

Paul Rubin at nospam.invalid
Sun Jul 22 19:03:07 CEST 2012

Tony the Tiger <tony at tiger.invalid> writes:
> # options.modus_list contains, e.g., "[2,3,4]"

Try this:

    import ast
    MODUS_LIST = ast.literal_eval(options.modus_list)

literal_eval is like eval except it can only evaluate literals rather
than calling functions and the like.  The idea is you can use it on
untrusted data.

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