[Python-ideas] textFromMap(seq , map=None , sep='' , ldelim='', rdelim='')

Guido van Rossum guido at python.org
Mon Oct 25 19:12:02 CEST 2010

On Mon, Oct 25, 2010 at 9:00 AM, Laurens Van Houtven <lvh at laurensvh.be> wrote:
> Hm. I suppose the need for this would be slightly mitigated if I understood
> why str.join does not try to convert the elements of the iterable it is
> passed to strs (and analogously for unicode).

> Does anyone know what the rationale for that is?

To detect buggy code.

--Guido van Rossum (python.org/~guido)

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