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Python2.7:I need a script to cut and separate in 2 parts this delimiter :

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Python2.7:I need a script to cut and separate in 2 parts this delimiter :
I have 3 Gb combo list so need something faster,thank you
example:
john:john
maddie:12345

would be

john
maddie

and

john
12345
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Walter Ritzel earned 2000 total points
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The script would be very simple:

new_list = []
for item in list: # assuming that your 3gb combo is iterable 
   names = item.split(':')  # break on the : character
    new_list.append(names[0])  # add in a new list the name before the :
    new_list.append(names[1]) # add in a new list the name after the :

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Now, can you explain a little more what you mean by a 3g combo list?
Are you parsing HTML? If you are using beautiful soup, the code above should work pretty well, just replace the list by the result of the findall method.
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thank you...
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