<br><br><div><span class="gmail_quote">On 6/20/07, <b class="gmail_sendername">Nick Coghlan</b> <<a href="mailto:email@example.com">firstname.lastname@example.org</a>> wrote:</span><br><blockquote class="gmail_quote" style="border-left: 1px solid rgb(204, 204, 204); margin: 0pt 0pt 0pt 0.8ex; padding-left: 1ex;">
Strings are explicitly disallowed (because Guido doesn't want a second<br>way to spell ''.join(seq), as far as I know):</blockquote><div><br>More importantly, because it has positively abysmal performance, just like the reduce() solution (and, in fact, many reduce solutions to problems better solved otherwise :-) Like the old input(), backticks and allowing the mixing of tabs and spaces, while it has uses, the ease and frequency with which it is misused outweigh the utility enough that it should not be in such a prominent place.
<br></div></div><br>-- <br>Thomas Wouters <<a href="mailto:email@example.com">firstname.lastname@example.org</a>><br><br>Hi! I'm a .signature virus! copy me into your .signature file to help me spread!