[Python-Dev] other "magic strings" issues

Fred L. Drake, Jr. fdrake at acm.org
Fri Nov 7 17:58:33 EST 2003

Guido van Rossum writes:
 > They're in the strign module,


 > which has got to go.

I don't think this has ever been justified.  What's wrong with the
string module for things like ascii_letters?  What has to go is the
collection of functions that were replaced by string methods.


Fred L. Drake, Jr.  <fdrake at acm.org>
PythonLabs at Zope Corporation

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