[Python-3000] Droping find/rfind?

Paul Prescod paul at prescod.net
Fri Aug 25 17:39:47 CEST 2006

On 8/24/06, Greg Ewing <greg.ewing at canterbury.ac.nz> wrote:
> Tim Peters wrote:
> > Perhaps it has to do with the rest of his message ;-):
> >
> >>>(which reminds me that speeding up handling of optional arguments
> >>>to C functions would be an even better use of this energy)
> Until a few moments ago, I didn't know that str.startswith()
> had any optional arguments, so I missed the significance of
> that.

I also didn't know about the optional arguments to startswith and wonder if
they are much used or just cruft.

 Paul Prescod
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