[Python-ideas] str.split with empty separator

Greg Ewing greg.ewing at canterbury.ac.nz
Fri Jul 30 06:27:44 CEST 2010

On 30/07/10 14:41, MRAB wrote:

> Does it really have a complex set of behaviours?

I think Raymond may be referring to the fact that the
behaviour of split() with and without a splitting string
differs in subtle ways with certain edge cases. It's
almost better thought of as two different functions
that happen to share a name.


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