Re: suggestions for improving code fragment please

Discussion in 'Python' started by Tim Chase, Feb 28, 2013.

  1. Tim Chase

    Tim Chase Guest

    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
    Tim Chase, Feb 28, 2013
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