[Python-ideas] Deprecate str.find
mikegraham at gmail.com
Sat Jul 16 19:45:00 CEST 2011
On Sat, Jul 16, 2011 at 4:47 AM, Georg Brandl <g.brandl at gmx.net> wrote:
> Am 16.07.2011 05:43, schrieb Mike Graham:
> By the way: str.index() raises ValueError, not IndexError, if the substring
> isn't found. That's one argument against "the index() API is foolproof,
> while the find() API isn't".
Embarrassing, though I still think that the str.find API is more
error-prone for the reasons I've given. Thanks for pointing this out!
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