[Python-Dev] Where to put wrap_text()?

Neal Norwitz neal@metaslash.com
Sat, 01 Jun 2002 10:18:31 -0400

Guido van Rossum wrote:
> > Proposal: a new standard library module, wrap_text, which combines the
> > best of distutils.fancy_getopt.wrap_text() and Text::Wrap.
> I think this is a fine idea.  But *please* don't put an underscore in
> the name.  I'd say "wrap" or "wraptext" are better than "wrap_text".

Some possibilities are:

  * a string method
  * a UserString method
  * a new module text, with a function wrap()
  * add function wrap() to UserString

Should it work on unicode strings too?