Re: suggestions for improving code fragment please

Discussion in 'Python' started by MRAB, Feb 28, 2013.

  1. MRAB

    MRAB 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)
    > # ...
    >

    You could just catch the exception:

    try:
    arglist.pop(0)
    self.myparm1 = arglist.pop(0)
    self.myparm2 = arglist.pop(0)
    self.myparm3 = arglist.pop(0)
    self.parm4 = arglist.pop(0)
    except IndexError:
    pass
     
    MRAB, Feb 28, 2013
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