Python, convert an integer into an index?

Anssi Saari as at sci.fi
Wed Sep 23 11:01:58 CEST 2015


Dennis Lee Bieber <wlfraed at ix.netcom.com> writes:

> On Wed, 23 Sep 2015 00:21:22 +0200, Laura Creighton <lac at openend.se>
> declaimed the following:
>
>
>>
>>You need to convert your results into a string first.
>>
>>result_int=1234523
>>result_list=[]
>>
>>for digit in str(result_int):   
>>    result_list.append(int(digit))
>>
>
> 	Rather wordy... <G>
>
>>>> [int(i) for i in str(1234523)]
> [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 2, 3]

I'm suprised. Why not just:

list(str(results))

In other words, is there something else the list constructor should do
with a string other than convert it to a list?


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