[Python-Dev] deprecating string module?

Barry A. Warsaw barry@zope.com
Wed, 29 May 2002 11:42:33 -0400

>>>>> "SM" == Skip Montanaro <skip@pobox.com> 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:

How's this:

    - 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.