[Python-3000] r55359 - python/branches/py3k-struni/Lib/test/test_strop.py

Fred L. Drake, Jr. fdrake at acm.org
Thu May 17 16:26:37 CEST 2007

On Thursday 17 May 2007, Nick Coghlan wrote:
 > To be honest, I have never understood the repeated proposals to get rid
 > of the string module. Get rid of the functions that are just duplicates
 > of str methods, sure, but the module makes sense to me as a home for
 > text related constants and other machinery (such as string.Template and
 > the various building blocks for more advanced PEP 3101 based formatting).

Agreed.  I see no need to add another name to the stdlib as a place to store 
those values, and placing them on str doesn't seem particularly attractive 
(especially for 2.x).


Fred L. Drake, Jr.   <fdrake at acm.org>

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