[Python-Dev] deprecating string module?
Barry A. Warsaw
Wed, 29 May 2002 11:42:33 -0400
>>>>> "SM" == Skip Montanaro <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
SM> Now, granted, Guido and Barry weren't saying, "the string
SM> module is deprecated". In my original message I even
SM> suggested this change in wording to the above:
- Use string methods instead of the string module unless
backward-compatibility with versions earlier than Python 2.0 is
important. String methods are always much faster and share the
same API with unicode strings.