[Python-Dev] Fwd: Problem withthe API for str.rpartition()
Fred L. Drake, Jr.
fdrake at acm.org
Tue Sep 5 19:55:17 CEST 2006
On Tuesday 05 September 2006 13:46, Raymond Hettinger wrote:
> Changing to left/sep/right will certainly disambiguate questions about
left/right is definately not helpful. It's also ambiguous in the case
of .rpartition(), where left and right in the input and result are different.
> the ordering of the return tuple. OTOH, there is some small loss in
> that the head/tail terminology is highly suggestive of how to use the
> function when making succesive partitions.
See my previous note in this thread for another suggestion.
Fred L. Drake, Jr. <fdrake at acm.org>
More information about the Python-Dev