[Python-3000] string module trimming

Greg Ewing greg.ewing at canterbury.ac.nz
Thu Apr 19 00:22:56 CEST 2007

Christian Heimes wrote:

> What do you think about replacing the definitions by information from
> the unicode character properties database.

I'm not sure I like the idea of pulling a rather large
database into the basic string module.

Also, even in a unicode world, it can be useful to
deal just with ascii letters and digits, e.g. when
processing a programming language.


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