[Python-Dev] partition() (was: Remove str.find in 3.0?)

Charles Cazabon python at discworld.dyndns.org
Tue Aug 30 19:32:35 CEST 2005

Michael Chermside <mcherm at mcherm.com> wrote:
> Michael Hoffman writes:
> > Dare I ask whether the uncompiled versions [of re object methods] should
> > be considered for removal in Python 3.0?
> >
> > *puts on his asbestos jacket*
> No flames here, but I'd rather leave them.

Me too.  I have various programs that construct lots of large REs on the fly,
knowing they'll only be used once.  Not having to compile them to objects
inline makes the code cleaner and easier to read.

Charles Cazabon                           <python at discworld.dyndns.org>
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