string.split() documentation incorrect?

John Abel john.abel at pa.press.net
Fri Apr 11 18:39:15 CEST 2003


This looks like a bug with 2.2.2.  I can reproduce it with 2.2.2 (Win32).
If I import the string,py from 2.3, it works fine.

Regards

John
----- Original Message -----
From: "Jerry Seutter" <jerry.seutter at pason.com>
To: <python-list at python.org>
Sent: Friday, April 11, 2003 4:52 PM
Subject: string.split() documentation incorrect?


> I'm trying to use string.strip to remove the comma off the end of
> a string, eg:
>
> string.strip("id INT NOT NULL,", ",")
>
> The current documentation says I can do this.  Python 2.2.2 gives
> the following error:
>
> >>> strip('  hello  ', ',')
> Traceback (most recent call last):
>   File "<stdin>", line 1, in ?
> TypeError: strip() takes exactly 1 argument (2 given)
>
> So, I think either the documentation is incorrect or there is
> a bug.  Thoughts?
>
> Jerry Seutter
>
>
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