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

Delaney, Timothy (Tim) tdelaney at avaya.com
Wed Aug 31 04:27:57 CEST 2005

Andrew Durdin wrote:

> Just to put my spoke in the wheel, I find the difference in the
> ordering of return values for partition() and rpartition() confusing:
> head, sep, remainder = partition(s)
> remainder, sep, head = rpartition(s)

This is the confusion - you've got the terminology wrong.

before, sep, after = s.partition('?')
('http://www.python.org', '', '')

before, sep, after = s.rpartition('?')
('', '', 'http://www.python.org')

Tim Delaney

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