[Tutor] string to list of characters

sean dowie seand88@hotmail.com
Wed, 8 Aug 2001 04:29:22 +0100

I want to turn a word into a list of the letters, eg "dog" becomes ['d',
'o', 'g'].
Is there a simple way to use split() or something to do this, or do I have
to loop through each letter of the string?

Thanks in advance