Some Python 2.1 ideas
moshez at zadka.site.co.il
Sun Dec 24 05:08:45 CET 2000
On Sat, 23 Dec 2000 09:00:25 -0800, "Bob Alexander" <bobalex at home.com> wrote:
> New operator: embedded assignment
This has already been discussed to death, many times. A PEP would be
useful, if only as a way to put a stop to the discussion <wink>
> for i in 10: # equivalent to "for i in xrange(10)"
> for i in 5:10: # equivalent to "for i in xrange(5, 10)"
> for i in 20:10:-1: # equivalent to "for i in xrange(20, 10, -1)"
This (actually the similar [i:j:k] notation) has been thought over for
2.0 and rejected. You can read the python-dev archives for the discussion.
> Since readline() and its relatives return strings with '\n' attached
> (sometimes), it would be convenient to have a built-in string method that
> removes one if it exists (seems like I'm often coding little functions to do
> <string>.chomp() # sorry, borrowed the method name from Perl
Yep, this actually sounds useful.
Moshe Zadka <sig at zadka.site.co.il>
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