invert or reverse a string... warning this is a rant

John Salerno johnjsal at
Thu Oct 19 18:00:03 CEST 2006

rick wrote:
> Why can't Python have a reverse() function/method like Ruby?

I'm not steeped enough in daily programming to argue that it isn't 
necessary, but my question is why do you need to reverse strings? Is it 
something that happens often enough to warrant a method for it?

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