in-place string reversal

Sion Arrowsmith siona at chiark.greenend.org.uk
Tue Mar 28 17:03:23 CEST 2006


Sathyaish <sathyaish at gmail.com> wrote:
>How would you reverse a string "in place" in python?
> [ ... ]
>Forget it! I got the answer to my own question. Strings are immutable,
>*even* in python.

I'm not sure what that "*even*" is about, but glad that "You can't,
strings are immutable" is a satisfactory answer. Rather than writing
your own reversing code, you might like to look at:

>>> "".join(reversed("foo"))

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