[Python-ideas] New explicit methods to trim strings

Greg Ewing greg.ewing at canterbury.ac.nz
Mon Apr 1 01:06:23 EDT 2019

Steven D'Aprano wrote:
> The best thing is that there will no longer be any confusion as to 
> whether you are looking at a Unicode string or a byte-string:
>     a = a.new_string_trimmed_on_the_left()
>     a = a.new_bytes_trimmed_on_the_left()

To keep the RUE happy, instead of a "string" we should call it a


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