Any algorithm to preserve whitespaces?

Lie Ryan lie.1296 at gmail.com
Sat Jan 19 11:26:52 CET 2013


On 19/01/13 21:13, Santosh Kumar wrote:
> I have a working script which takes argv[1] as an input, deassembles
> each line, and then each word. Then after it capitalizes all its word
> (upcases the first letter) and then prints it out on the stdout.
>
> That script does the capitalization work fine, but, when it reassemble
> the the words, it does it like this:
>
>      lines.append(' '.join(words))
>
> The biggest problem is, even when the input file has many spaces, it
> strips it down to one.

replace:

     words = line.split()

with:
     words = line.split(' ')

 > The whole script will look clumsy here. I have put it up on GitHub,
 > here is it: 
https://github.com/santosh/capitalizr.py/blob/master/capitalizr

In general, when the script is just this short, it's better to put it 
directly on the message.




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