[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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