[Python-ideas] What are the strong use cases for str.rindex()?

Steven D'Aprano steve at pearwood.info
Fri Apr 26 00:34:29 EDT 2019

On Fri, Apr 26, 2019 at 11:12:51AM +1200, Greg Ewing wrote:
> Steven D'Aprano wrote:
> >I too often forget that reverse() returns an iterator,
> That seems like a mistake. Shouldn't it return a view?

I don't know what it "should" or "shouldn't" it return, but it actually 
does return an iterator:

py> L = [1, 2, 3]
py> R = reversed(L)
py> hasattr(R, '__iter__') and iter(R) is R


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