Barry A. Warsaw
bwarsaw at cnri.reston.va.us
Fri Jun 11 21:08:11 CEST 1999
>>>>> "Guido" == Guido van Rossum <guido at cnri.reston.va.us> writes:
Guido> Given the heat in this discussion, I'm not sure if I
Guido> endorse *any* of the proposals so far any more...
Oh I dunno. David and I aren't throwing rocks at each other yet :)
Guido> How would Java do this? A static function in the String
Guido> class, probably. The Python equivalent is... A function
Guido> in the string module. So maybe string.join() it remains.
The only reason for making it a builtin would be to avoid pulling in
all of string just to get join. But I guess we need to get some more
experience using the methods before we know whether this is a real
problem or not.
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