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Suggest more finesse, please. I/O and sequences.

From: Qertoip <q...@o2.pl>
Sat, 26 Mar 2005 11:15:53 +0100
Dnia Fri, 25 Mar 2005 21:09:41 -0500, Peter Hansen napisa?(a):

Thanks for comments! :)

> Qertoip wrote:>> Good friend of mine heard about my attempt to create compact, simple Python >> script and authored the following PHP script:> [snip 7-line PHP script]>> ...which has the same functionality with less actual code lines [7]. >> I'm a little bit confused, since I considered Python more expressive then>> PHP. The more I'm interested in improving my implementation now :)>> It looks like this [11 actual code lines]:> [snip 11-line Python]> --------------------------> import sys> > corpus = {}> for word in open(sys.argv[1]).read().split():>      corpus[word] = corpus.get( word, 0 ) + 1> > words = reversed(sorted(data[::-1] for data in corpus.iteritems()))> > open(sys.argv[2], 'w').writelines('%7d : %s\n' % data for data in words)> --------------------------

Is the file automatically closed in both cases?

> I'm curious if either this or the PHP does what is really> wanted, however.  The above doesn't split on "words", but> merely on whitespace, making the results fairly meaningless> if you are concerned about punctuation etc.

You are perfectly right, but the requirements were intentionally
simplified, ensuring 0-errors input and allowing words like 'hey,!1_go'

I aim to make my implementation as concise as possible but 
*steel being natural, readable and clear*.


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