string() - Is this some kind of sick joke?
lyle at users.sourceforge.net
Wed Apr 9 22:24:55 CEST 2003
Daniel Gowans wrote:
> What gives? Did I get the bogus version? Is this wishful thinking
> documentation? I also tried y.strip("'") with the same results.
> If this can't be done this way (oh, how I love chomp()) then is there
> a simple, elegant way to do it?
Starting with Python 2.2.2 (but *not* in Python 2.2.1), the strip(),
lstrip() and rstrip() methods for string objects accept this optional
argument. I would not have expected the 'string' module to pick up these
extras, however, since it's deprecated.
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