[Python-Dev] Deprecation of the string module

Aahz Maruch aahz@rahul.net
Wed, 22 Aug 2001 15:48:54 -0700 (PDT)

Guido van Rossum wrote:
> While it will admittedly take a while, the intention of string methods
> was to eventually phase out the string module.  So TOOWTDI is only
> violated during the transition.

I'm glad to see that you're using the past tense with regard to your
intentions for the string module.

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