[Python-Dev] split('') revisited
Martin v. Loewis
01 Aug 2002 08:21:15 +0200
Andrew Koenig <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> It seems to me that there are four reasonable courses of action:
> 1) Do nothing -- the problem is too trivial to worry about.
> 2) Change string split (and its documentation) to match regexp split.
> 3) Change regexp split (and its documentation) to match string split.
> 4) Change both string split and regexp split to do something else :-)
There is another option:
5) Change the documentation of re.split to match the implemented
Not that I could say what the implemented behaviour is, though :-(