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Re: suggestions for improving code fragment please

 
 
Dave Angel
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      02-28-2013
On 02/28/2013 03:37 PM, Tim Chase wrote:
> On 2013-02-28 19:47, The Night Tripper wrote:
>> Hi there
>> I'm being very dumb ... how can I simplify this fragment?
>>
>>
>> if arglist:
>> arglist.pop(0)
>> if arglist:
>> self.myparm1 = arglist.pop(0)
>> if arglist:
>> self.myparm2 = arglist.pop(0)
>> if arglist:
>> self.myparm3 = arglist.pop(0)
>> if arglist:
>> self.parm4 = arglist.pop(0)

>
> If they're arbitrarily named attributes of the "self", you could do
> something like
>
> for attr in ("myparm1", "myparm2", "myparm3", ...):
> if arglist:
> setattr(self, attr, arglist.pop(0))
> else:
> break
>
> -tkc
>
>
>

Or something like (untested):

for name, value in zip(["myparm1", "myparm2", "myparm3"], arglist):
setattr(self, name, value)
arglist = [] #if you care how it ends up


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