[Python-ideas] Add an option for delimiters in bytes.hex()

Carl Smith carl.input at gmail.com
Tue May 2 08:12:51 EDT 2017


Sorry. I meant to be terse, but wasn't clear enough. I meant the method
name. If it takes a `delimiter` karg, it would be consistent to call the
operation `delimit`.

On Tue, 2 May 2017 13:06 Carl Smith, <carl.input at gmail.com> wrote:

> Couldn't it just be named `str.delimit`? I totally agree with Steve for
> what it's worth. Thanks for everything guys. Best,
>
> On Tue, 2 May 2017 13:02 Joao S. O. Bueno, <jsbueno at python.org.br> wrote:
>
>> On 1 May 2017 at 11:04, Juancarlo Añez <apalala at gmail.com> wrote:
>> >
>> > On Mon, May 1, 2017 at 9:38 AM, Nick Coghlan <ncoghlan at gmail.com>
>> wrote:
>> >>
>> >> just support two
>> >> keyword arguments to hex(): "delimiter" (as you suggest) and
>> >> "chunk_size" (defaulting to 1, so you get per-byte chunking by
>> >> default)
>> >
>> >
>> > I'd expect "chunk_size"  to mean the number of hex digits (not bytes)
>> per
>> > chunk.
>> So do I. Moreover, if "1" is for two digits, there is no way to
>> specify single digits - for little use we can perceive for that.
>>
>> Maybe it does not need to be named "chunk_size" - "digits_per_block"
>> is too big, but is precise.
>>
>> Also, whatever we think is good for "hex" could also be done to "bin" .
>>
>> >
>> > Cheers,
>> >
>> >
>> > --
>> > Juancarlo Añez
>> >
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