String split

Michele Petrazzo michele.petrazzo at
Tue Mar 28 16:19:11 CEST 2006

Hello ng,
I don't understand why split (string split) doesn't work with the same
method if I can't pass values or if I pass a whitespace value:

>>> "".split()
>>> "".split(" ")

But into the doc I see:
""" If sep is not specified or is None, any whitespace string is a

In this two cases, split would to return the _same_ result?


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