Any algorithm to preserve whitespaces?

Mitya Sirenef msirenef at lightbird.net
Sat Jan 19 20:04:03 CET 2013


On 01/19/2013 05:13 AM, 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.
>
> A file with this line:
>
> This line                     contains            many   spaces
> becomes:
>
> This Line Contains Many Spaces
>
>
> 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

You know that mystr.title() can do this?

  - m


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