Some Python 2.1 ideas
roy at panix.com
Mon Dec 25 17:36:13 CET 2000
"Bob Alexander" <bobalex at home.com> wrote:
> Finally, I'd be disappointed if the name "chomp" actually survived! I
> just used it in my initial post as a placeholder until a better name
> came along, since some folks would likely recall it from Perl.
We've already got the string methods strip, lstrip, and rstrip. Why not
just add an optional second argument which is the class of characters to
strip. Then chomp just becomes string.rstrip (input_string, '\n').
Even better, an optional argument to readlines to have it do the
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