Request for feedback on my first Python program

Fernando Perez fperez528 at yahoo.com
Mon Jun 2 20:50:05 CEST 2003


Martin Franklin wrote:

> as of Python 2.0 the string module is not needed (string's have methods...)

Not true.  Until strings have _all_ the methods in the strings module, we'll
still need it:

In [8]: import string

In [9]: s='abc'

In [10]: string.zfill(s,9)
Out[10]: '000000abc'

In [11]: s.zfill(9)
---------------------------------------------------------------------------
AttributeError                            Traceback (most recent call last)

?

AttributeError: 'str' object has no attribute 'zfill'


Best,

f.




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