string.split

Daniel Dittmar daniel.dittmar at sap.com
Wed Sep 5 10:22:35 CEST 2001


> set a literal string that is the seperator. How do I split on any or all
> occurrences of (for example) whitespace and a comma, without using
regexes.
> I mean string.split() must be able to do it anyway to achieve the default
> behaviour.

You'll have to use re.split. Splitting on white space is a separate function
inside the Python interpreter which uses the C isspace () macro and not an
array of characters.

Daniel






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