[Python-ideas] String Subtraction

Masklinn masklinn at masklinn.net
Thu Oct 14 23:49:25 CEST 2010

On 2010-10-14, at 23:23 , Mike Meyer wrote:
> The problem isn't that it's non-intuitive (there's only one intuitive
> interface, and it's got nothing to do with computers), it's that there
> are a wealth of "intuitive" meanings. A case can be made that it
> should mean the same as any of thise:

Still, from my experience with numbers I would expect `a + b - b == a`, even if the order in which these operations are applied is important and not irrelevant.

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