Number validation issue

Dave Angel davea at davea.name
Fri Feb 22 19:45:30 CET 2013


On 02/22/2013 01:27 PM, Morten Engvoldsen wrote:
> Hi,
> Just to make it more clear: I am looking for how to generate the weight in :
> 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7..  format for any
> length of number instead of
>
> weights = [5, 4, 3, 2, 7, 6, 5, 4, 3, 2, 1]
>
> only for fixed digit.
>
> My below code can check only for 9 digit, so if we provide a number of more
> than 9 digit, it is not able to check that number. Hope, this makes clear
> what i am looking for...
>
You keep top-posting, so we keep losing the context.

zip() stops at the shorter of the two iterables.  And itertools.cycle() 
will repeat a list infinitely.  The two of them should be able to solve 
your problem.


-- 
DaveA



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