[Python-Dev] timsort for jython

Barry A. Warsaw barry@python.org
Mon, 5 Aug 2002 13:44:35 -0400

>>>>> "TP" == Tim Peters <tim.one@comcast.net> writes:

    TP> IOW, do we follow find() rigidly, or retain "str1 in str2"'s
    TP> current behavior when str1 is empty?

Is the nothing part of the everything?

I'm not sure what the natural interpretation should be, but why would
you ever want to know if '' is in somestring?  Usually I think you'd
only want to know if '' == somestring, so perhaps we should break the
symmetry here.

yin-yang-ly y'rs,