[Python-ideas] New explicit methods to trim strings

Christopher Barker pythonchb at gmail.com
Sun Mar 31 15:32:25 EDT 2019


> without_prefix
> without_suffix
>
> They're a little longer, but IMO "without" helps
> reenforce the immutability of the underlying string.  None
> of these functions actually remove part of the original
> string, but rather they return a new string that's the
> original string without some piece of it.


Which is the case for EVERY string method— we do need to get all wordy for
just these two.

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