[Python-3000] Droping find/rfind?
jimjjewett at gmail.com
Thu Aug 24 03:10:40 CEST 2006
On 8/23/06, Terry Reedy <tjreedy at udel.edu> wrote:
> 2. change find()'s error return to None, and remove index();
It is particularly unfortunate that the error code of -1 is a valid index.
>>> substring = string[string.find(marker):]
will silently produce garbage.
> or possibly consider Josiah's idea of
> 3. remove both in favor of an index generator.
The strawman seemed clumsy, but maybe it will grow on me.
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