A proposal idea for string.split with negative maxsplit

Antoon Pardon apardon at forel.vub.ac.be
Fri Jan 28 10:56:40 CET 2005


Op 2005-01-28, Fredrik Lundh schreef <fredrik at pythonware.com>:
> Antoon Pardon wrote:
>
>> This behaviour would remain but additionally we would have the
>> following.
>>
>>>>> "st1:st2:st3:st4:st5".split(':',-2)
>> ["st1:st2:st3" , "st4" , "st5"]
>>
>> What do people think here?
>
>>>> "st1:st2:st3:st4:st5".rsplit(':', 2)
> ['st1:st2:st3', 'st4', 'st5']

Damn, I was looking in the wrong version of the docs when I was
looking for this. Sorry about that.

-- 
Antoon Pardon



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