# Module 'util' -- some useful functions that don't fit elsewhere
+# NB: These are now built-in functions, but this module is provided
+# for compatibility. Don't use in new programs unless you need backward
+# compatibility (with old interpreters).
# Remove an item from a list.
# No complaints if it isn't in the list at all.
# If it occurs more than once, remove the first occurrence.
- for i in range(len(list)):
+ if item in list: list.remove(item)
# Return a string containing a file's contents.
# Read an open file until EOF.