[Python-ideas] New explicit methods to trim strings

Anders Hovmöller boxed at killingar.net
Mon Mar 25 13:47:58 EDT 2019


> All of this would be well served by a 3rd party library on PyPI.  Strings already have plenty of methods (probably too many).  Having `stringtools` would be nice to import a bunch of simple functions from.


I respectfully disagree. This isn't javascript where we are OK with millions of tiny dependencies. Python is batteries included and that's a great thing. This is just a tiny battery that was overlooked :)

/ Anders


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