Equivalent of Perl chomp?

Paul Watson pwatson at mail.com
Fri Feb 1 02:50:05 CET 2002


I hope they do implement your request, Simon.  At the same time,
string.chomp should be made an alias for string.rstrip(os.linesep).

The worst thing this would do might be to let Perl programmers get into
Python a little faster and easier.  Is there some evil there that I am
missing?


"Simon Brunning" <SBrunning at trisystems.co.uk> wrote in message
news:mailman.1012483859.14169.python-list at python.org...
> > From: Paul Rubin [SMTP:phr-n2002a at nightsong.com]
> > "Paul Watson" <pwatson at mail.com> writes:
> > > Is chomp worth considering as an addition to the string functions?
> >
> > I think it should be added.  I constantly find myself wanting it.
>
> It's in as a feature request -
>
<http://sourceforge.net/tracker/index.php?func=detail&aid=444708&group_id=54
> 70&atid=355470> - and has been for some time. Near as dammit, anyway.
>
> Cheers,
> Simon Brunning
> TriSystems Ltd.
> sbrunning at trisystems.co.uk
>
>
>
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