[Python-Dev] Remove str.find in 3.0?

Just van Rossum just at letterror.com
Sat Aug 27 13:01:02 CEST 2005

Wolfgang Lipp wrote:

> On Sat, 27 Aug 2005 12:35:30 +0200, Martin v. Löwis
<martin at v.loewis.de>  
> wrote:
> > P.S. Emphasis mine :-)
> no, emphasis all **mine** :-) just to reflect i never expected .get()
> to work that way (return an unsolicited None) -- i do consider this
> behavior harmful and suggest it be removed.

Just because you don't read the documentation and guessed wrong d.get()
needs to be removed?!?

It's a *feature* of d.get(k) to never raise KeyError. If you need an
exception, why not just use d[k]?


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