[Tutor] Best Known Method for Filtering redundant list items.
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Fri Dec 1 21:00:34 CET 2006
Somewhat less sarcastic... I did omg find that answer, and I didn't feel
like this was such a unique thing to do that I needed to re-invent the wheel
by building several methods to do something that a common library should
On 11/30/06, Jordan Greenberg <greenbergj at wit.edu> wrote:
> Chris Hengge wrote:
> > Anyone point me to something more efficient then
> > for item in list1:
> > if item not in list2:
> > list2.append()
> > This just seems to take a bit a time when there are thousands or dozens
> > thousands of records just to filter out the dozen or so copies..
> > Thanks.
> somewhat unsurprisingly, the first thing google lists for "python list
> duplicates" is a quite good ASPN recipe to do just what you want.
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