string methods (was Re: [Python-Dev] A house upon the sand)

Guido van Rossum
Mon, 27 Nov 2000 10:21:48 -0500

> .zfill() is implemented for both strings and Unicode, .capwords()
> only for Unicode. Both are disabled, though. I talked with
> Guido about these methods and we decided to leave those two
> methods disabled in the implementation. They just don't provide
> much extra generally useful functionality.

Exactly.  There's a price to pay for adding methods, and I think these
two are below the threshold.

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