Methods vs. Functions (Re: [Python-Dev] A house upon the sand)
Tue, 28 Nov 2000 16:33:38 +0200
Guido van Rossum wrote:
> > join() is special indeed, but what about the semantics we talked
> > about last year (?)...
> > join(seq, sep) := seq + sep + seq + sep + ... + seq[n]
> > This should fit all uses of join() (accept maybe os.path.join).
> This is much more general than the current definition --
> e.g. join(range(5), 0) would yield 10. I'm not too keen on widening
> the definition this much.
No, if n is the length of the sequence, the above definition
would calculate 10 and then raise IndexError :-)
ciao - chris
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