[Python-Dev] String methods... finally
da at ski.org
Fri Jun 11 20:36:32 CEST 1999
On Fri, 11 Jun 1999, Barry A. Warsaw wrote:
> >> IMO, builtin join ought to str()ify all the elements in the
> >> sequence, concatenating the results.
> I don't get it -- why?
> Oh, just because I think it might useful, and would provide something
> that isn't easily provided with other constructs.
I do map(str, ...) all the time.
My real concern is that there is nothing about the word 'join' which
implies string conversion. Either call it joinstrings or don't do the
conversion, I say.
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