[Tutor] What to call a string with embedded descriptor?

S.Irfan Rizvi s.irfan.rizvi5 at gmail.com
Fri Mar 30 21:57:50 CEST 2012

please help me disable this.......i made big mistake searching your site

On Fri, Mar 30, 2012 at 1:57 PM, Tim Johnson <tim at akwebsoft.com> wrote:
> This is kind of a theoretical question. I.E. I am looking for a
> keyword to do research on.
> Consider the following string:
> '3:2,6:2,4:3,5:0|age50height63nametimvalue'
> If the string above is split on the first occurance of '|',
> the result is a 'leftmost' component which can be decomposed into a
> nested list of integers which can then be used to parse the
> 'rightmost' string into a dictionary.
> What would be a generic term or a pythonist term for such a string?
> Thanks
> --
> Tim
> tim at tee jay forty nine dot com or akwebsoft dot com
> http://www.akwebsoft.com
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