[Python-Dev] Proof of the pudding: str.partition()

Stephen J. Turnbull stephen at xemacs.org
Thu Sep 1 07:22:02 CEST 2005

>>>>> "Greg" == Greg Ewing <greg.ewing at canterbury.ac.nz> writes:

    Greg> Er, pardon? I don't think I've ever heard 'piece' used as a
    Greg> verb in English. Can you supply an example sentence?

"I'll let the reader piece it together."

More closely related, I've heard/seen "piece out" used for task
allocation (from "piecework", maybe), and my dictionary claims you can
use it in the sense of adding more pieces or filling in missing

Not the connotations we want.

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