[Python-Dev] other "magic strings" issues

Guido van Rossum guido at python.org
Fri Nov 7 18:02:57 EST 2003

> 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.

In the end it would be a module containing 4 constants and one
function.  I'd rather consolidate all that elsewhere.

--Guido van Rossum (home page: http://www.python.org/~guido/)

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