On Fri, Jul 29, 2016, 2:18 PM Chris Barker - NOAA Federal <chris.barker@noaa.gov> wrote:
The problem here is that often folks want to NOT allow single strings,
but rather want only an iterable of strings.

The module author might, but sometimes the user might want to use a str as an iterable of 1-len strs. It bugs me that Pandas forces me to wrap a str of indices in a list constructor before passing it into the DataFrame constructor.