[Python-Dev] map() for methods
Sat, 22 Jul 2000 03:30:00 -0400
> Don't know about the powers that be, but I don't see how you can
> realistically deprecate string.py until you deprecate map(). My most
> frequent use of map() is the simple
> newlist = map(string.strip, oldlist)
> where oldlist is a list of strings. (Replace "strip" by
> "upper", "lower", etc, depending on your needs.)
> As far as I'm aware, there's no clean way to do that with
> string methods.
Sorry if someone pointed this out already (2K+ msgs backed up!):
newlist = [s.strip() for s in oldlist]
Not that that's a reason to deprecate string.py, but this use of "map" is
not a reason not to deprecate it either. Ditto for "map".