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Erik EmbervinePython Development Techdegree Student 2,088 Points
Quiz question 1 solution seems redundant?
it looks like 2 copies of the restaurants list was made before looping through them to eliminate the non-taco restaurants...is this necessary? i cut down the code to be this:
all_restaurants = [ "Taco City", "Burgertown", "Tacovilla", "Hotdog station", "House of tacos", ] def tacos_only(restaurants): for restaurant in restaurants.copy(): if "taco" not in restaurant.lower(): restaurants.remove(restaurant) return restaurants dinner_options = tacos_only(all_restaurants) print(dinner_options)
...and it seems to do the same thing. is the taco_joints reassignment and taco_joints.copy necessary?
Steven Parker218,692 Points
The creation of taco_joints allows the function to return a modified list without changing the original list.
With the modifications shown above, the function will alter the original list of all_restaurants.