[Python-Dev] str.dedent

Guido van Rossum guido at python.org
Thu Sep 15 01:10:26 CEST 2005

>From the sound of it, it's probably not worth endowing every string
object with this method and hardcoding its implementation forever in C
code. There are so many corner cases and variations on the
functionality of "dedenting" a block that it's better to keep it as
Python source code.

On 9/14/05, Reinhold Birkenfeld <reinhold-birkenfeld-nospam at wolke7.net> wrote:
> Hi,
> some time ago, I proposed a string method "dedent" (which currently is in the
> textwrap module). The RFE is at http://python.org/sf/1237680.
> Any opinions? If I don't get positive comments, I'll reject it.
> Reinhold

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