[Python-Dev] Re: string.find() again (was Re: timsort for jython)
09 Aug 2002 10:52:48 -0400
Guido> Do you have a use case? Or are you just striving for consistency? It
Guido> would be more consistent but I'm not sure what the point is. I can
Guido> think of situations where '' in 'abc' would be needed, but not so for
Guido> 'abc'.replace('', '_').
It's the first way that comes to mind of s p r e a d i n g o u t the
characters in a string for use in, say, the title of a report.
Andrew Koenig, firstname.lastname@example.org, http://www.research.att.com/info/ark