[Python-Dev] Mini-Pep: An Empty String ABC

Antoine Pitrou solipsis at pitrou.net
Tue Jun 3 10:44:29 CEST 2008

Raymond Hettinger <python <at> rcn.com> writes:
> By subclassing Sequence, we get index() and count() mixins for free.

It seems to me that Sequence.index()/count() and String.index()/count() 
shouldn't have the same semantics.
In the former case they search for items in the Sequence, in the latter case 
they search for substrings of the String.

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