[Python-Dev] find method for lists

Fred L. Drake, Jr. fdrake@acm.org
Wed, 25 Jul 2001 12:29:41 -0400 (EDT)

Skip Montanaro writes:
 > This has probably been discussed before, but why doesn't the list object
 > support a find method?  Seems like if a non-exception-raising index method
 > is good enough for strings, it should be good enough for lists as well.  I

  I've seen this brought up, but I'm not sure how important it is.  It
certainly seems like this would be handy.


Fred L. Drake, Jr.  <fdrake at acm.org>
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