[Python-3000] Lines breaking

Guido van Rossum guido at python.org
Tue May 29 00:44:31 CEST 2007

Can you or someone supply a patch? Put it in the SourceForge patch
manager and post here.

OTOH I don't believe that's how 2.x implements these methods, and
AFAIK nobody's complained. Is in necessary to change? At the very
least I'd be opposed if it changed the behavior of splitting
ASCII-only text.


On 5/29/07, Alexandre Vassalotti <alexandre at peadrop.com> wrote:
> Hi,
> Just wandering. It would be a good idea to make the string methods
> split() and splitlines() break lines as specified by the Unicode
> Standard (Section 5.8 Newline Guidelines)?
> If you don't have a printed copy, you can read the section here:
> http://www.unicode.org/versions/Unicode4.0.0/ch05.pdf
> -- Alexandre
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