[Python-Dev] Dafanging the find() gotcha
05 Aug 2002 14:51:45 -0400
Eric> Raise an exception. Definitely. There is no reason to follow
Eric> find() rigidly when the whole point is to have semantics
Eric> different from find(). Besides, you're right to point out that
Eric> changing this behavior could break existing code, and that is a
Eric> big no-no.
Changing the meaning of ('ab' in 'abc') might also break existing code.
Andrew Koenig, firstname.lastname@example.org, http://www.research.att.com/info/ark