substring search without using built in utils

John Machin sjmachin at
Thu Nov 9 12:31:02 CET 2006

Bruno Desthuilliers wrote:
> Gabriel Genellina wrote:
> > At Wednesday 8/11/2006 22:29, zeal elite wrote:
> >
> >> I am looking for substring search python program without using the
> >> built in funtions like find, or 'in'.
> >
> > The only reasonable usage for such a constraint would be a school
> > assignment so: don't cheat and do your homework!
> >
> OTHO, looking for existing solutions to a same or similar problem and
> studying them is usually considerer good practice in real-life
> programming jobs !-)

Looking at an existing solution for substring search that was coded in
Python, instead of using the built-in functionality would IMHO be
considered extremely bad practice in a real-life programming job.

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