[Python-Dev] A house upon the sand

Greg Ewing greg@cosc.canterbury.ac.nz
Mon, 27 Nov 2000 12:56:22 +1300 (NZDT)

Michael Hudson <mwh21@cam.ac.uk>:

> http://www.python.org/2.0/new-python.html says:
>    The old string module is still around for backwards
>    compatibility,

This still suggests that continuing to use it is frowned
upon, though.

I think there are still legitimate reasons for using some
parts of the string module. For example, if you're one of
those stubborn people who refuse to accept that ",".join(foo)
is a better way of writing string.join(foo,",").

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