Erik Max Francis
max at alcyone.com
Wed Feb 25 11:15:39 CET 2004
> string.split("") ==> 
> string.split("",",") ==> ['']
> I did not expect these to have different outputs.
S.split(None) is a special case which keys off of all whitespace, not
just a single delimiter string. So when presented with an input string
that contains nothing but whitespace, it strips everything and doesn't
find any tokens at all.
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/ \ San Jose, CA, USA && 37 20 N 121 53 W && &tSftDotIotE
\__/ Who, my friend, can scale Heaven?
-- _The Epic of Gilgamesh_
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