[Python-Dev] string inconsistency

Tim Peters tim.peters at gmail.com
Thu Jun 1 15:59:30 CEST 2006

> This is still in Lib/test/string_tests.py:
>         #EQ("A", "", "replace", "", "A")
>         # That was the correct result; this is the result we actually get
>         # now (for str, but not for unicode):
>         #EQ("", "", "replace", "", "A")
> Is this going to be fixed?

Done.  I had to comment out that new test during the NFS sprint
because the str and unicode implementations gave different results (a
pre-existing bug discovered during the sprint).  str.replace() was
repaired later during the sprint, but the new test remained commented

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