[Python-Dev] Re: string.find() again (was Re: timsort for jython)

Andrew Koenig ark@research.att.com
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, ark@research.att.com, http://www.research.att.com/info/ark