A suggestion for a possible Python module

Erik Max Francis max at alcyone.com
Tue Mar 4 02:22:49 CET 2003


Lance LaDamage wrote:

> I have noticed that there is one thing that everyone wishes to do in
> Python
> ... reverse a string.

Who's everyone?  I can't remember needing desperately to reverse a
string once in my entire programming life.

> As you know, in Visual Basic, the function for
> performing this operation is indeed StrReverse(s).

It's pretty trivial in Python as it is:

>>> s = 'hello'
>>> l = list(s)
>>> l.reverse()
>>> ''.join(l)
'olleh'

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