[Python-Dev] chomp()?

Mark Hammond MarkH@ActiveState.com
Fri, 29 Dec 2000 10:15:01 +1100

> -1 from me.  P=NP (Python is not Perl).  "Chomp" is an
> excessively cute name.
> And like you said, this is too much like "rstrip" to merit a separate
> method.

My thoughts exactly.  I can't remember _ever_ wanting to chomp() when
rstrip() wasnt perfectly suitable.  I'm sure it happens, but not often
enough to introduce an ambiguous new function purely for "feature parity"
with Perl.