[Python-Dev] Proof of the pudding: str.partition()
fredrik at pythonware.com
Wed Aug 31 01:05:20 CEST 2005
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
unless you go for the piece approach
host, port = host.piece(":", 1, 2)
(which, of course, is short for
host, port = host.piece(":").group(1, 2)
and wait for Mr Eby to tell you that piece has nothing whatsoever
to do with string splitting.
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