[Python-Dev] String methods... finally

Barry A. Warsaw bwarsaw at cnri.reston.va.us
Fri Jun 11 19:17:20 CEST 1999

>>>>> "TP" == Tim Peters <tim_one at email.msn.com> writes:

    >> Two new methods startswith and endswith act like their Java
    >> cousins.

    TP> Barry, suggest that both of these grow optional start and end
    TP> slice indices.

'Course it'll make the Java implementations of these extra args a
little more work.  Right now they just forward off to the underlying
String methods.  No biggie though.

I've got new implementations to check in -- let me add a few new tests 
to cover 'em and watch your checkin emails.


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