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Guido van Rossum guido@python.org
Thu, 18 Apr 2002 13:40:14 -0400


> Me too. But what about:
> 
> "oofoo".strip("foo") => ""
> "oofoo".strip(["foo", "bar"]) => "oo"
> 
> I.e., strip could accept *any* sequence (rather than just a string) as its
> optional parameter, and strip all occurrences of any item in that sequence.
> 
> More flexible, but I can't think of a good use case, to be honest.

That's why I'm going to call YAGNI on it.

--Guido van Rossum (home page: http://www.python.org/~guido/)