I don't quite get this "string".find()

Premshree Pillai premshree_python at yahoo.co.in
Thu Nov 11 21:40:34 CET 2004


 --- Grant Edwards <grante at visi.com> wrote: 
> On 2004-11-12, Caleb Hattingh <caleb1 at telkomsa.net>
> wrote:
> 
> > I don't know why the function was set up this way.
>  However, an empty  
> > string can be found in an infinite number of
> places within any other  
> > string.
> 
> How so?  There aren't an infinite number of places
> _in_ a
> finite-length string.

What he probably meant was that you can find a zillion
empty strings between any two characters. That way.

IAC, find() returns the first position in the string
where the character/string is found -- which obviously
is 0.

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