join vs instances
mwh at python.net
Mon Dec 10 12:56:03 CET 2001
Robin Becker <robin at jessikat.fsnet.co.uk> writes:
> what do I need in a class to get an instance to respect the string
Unfortunately, you can't.
There is no satisfactory distinction on when things like this work and
when they don't, but there's a general movement in favour of being
more flexible, i.e. ''.join(UserString('ab')) might work at some
point. Doesn't seem to in 2.2b2+, though.
As a work around, it you control the call of string.join, replace
Good? Bad? Strap him into the IETF-approved witch-dunking
apparatus immediately! -- NTK now, 21/07/2000
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