[Python-Dev] Proof of the pudding: str.partition()
Delaney, Timothy (Tim)
tdelaney at avaya.com
Wed Aug 31 01:06:22 CEST 2005
Shane Hathaway wrote:
> Ron Adam wrote:
>> For cases where single values are desired, attribues could work.
>> line = line.partition(';').head
>> line = line.partition('#').head
>> But it gets awkward as soon as you want more than one.
>> sep, port = host.partition(':').head, host.partition(':').sep
> You can do both: make partition() return a sequence with attributes,
> similar to os.stat(). However, I would call the attributes "before",
> "sep", and "after".
I thought the same thing. I don't see a lot of use cases for it, but it
could be useful. I don't see how it could hurt.
More information about the Python-Dev