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

Fredrik Lundh fredrik at pythonware.com
Tue Aug 30 19:54:25 CEST 2005

Phillip J. Eby wrote:

>>both split on a given token.  partition splits once, and returns all three
>>parts, while piece returns the part you ask for
> No, because looking at that URL, there is no piece that is the token split
> on.  partition() always returns 3 parts for 1 occurrence of the token,
> whereas $PIECE only has 2.

so "absolutely nothing in common" has now turned into "does the
same thing but doesn't return the value you passed to it" ?

sorry for wasting my time.


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