[Python-Dev] String methods... finally

M.-A. Lemburg mal at lemburg.com
Fri Jun 11 15:11:20 CEST 1999

Fredrik Lundh wrote:
> > Two new methods startswith and endswith act like their Java cousins.
> is it just me, or do those method names suck?
> begin?  starts_with?  startsWith? (ouch)
> has_prefix?

In mxTextTools I used the names prefix() and suffix() for much
the same thing except that those functions accept a list of
strings and return the (first) matching string instead of
just 1 or 0. Details are available at:


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