[Python-Dev] A house upon the sand
Fred L. Drake, Jr.
Sun, 26 Nov 2000 20:00:48 -0500 (EST)
Greg Ewing writes:
> This still suggests that continuing to use it is frowned
> upon, though.
Backward compatible code is still being written, certainly, and not
everything is available as a method (just try ''.letters! ;).
> 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,",").
There will never be an excuse for that! .join() should never have
been added as a method!
Fred L. Drake, Jr. <fdrake at acm.org>
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