[Python-Dev] OOps (was: No 1.6! (was Re: A REALLY COOL PYTHON
Tue, 16 May 2000 21:43:33 +0200
Skip Montanaro wrote:
> Christian> While I have to say that
> >>>> " ".join("123")
> Christian> '1 2 3'
> Christian> is not a feature to me but just annoying ;-)
> More annoying than
> >>> import string
> >>> string.join("123")
> '1 2 3'
> ? ;-)
You are right. Equally bad, just in different flavor.
*gulp* this is going to be a can of worms since...
> a-sequence-is-a-sequence-ly y'rs,
Then a string should better not be a sequence.
The number of places where I really used the string sequence
protocol to take advantage of it is outperfomed by a factor
of ten by cases where I missed to tupleise and got a bad
result. A traceback is better than a sequence here.
oh-what-did-I-say-here--duck--but-isn't-it-so--cover-ly y'rs - chris
p.s.: the Spanish Inquisition can't get me since I'm in Russia
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