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

rick ath-admin at vt.edu
Thu Oct 19 20:18:18 CEST 2006


Tim Chase wrote:

> Well, there you go!  Apparently, your wet paper bag has no "detect a 
> palendrome" exit.  While you're installing such an egress to your soggy 
> dead-tree satchel, you could also provide similar "write a binary 

Glad you guys are enjoying this. We're getting off-topic and I think my 
point is being lost to jest.

As humans, we know very little. But one of the basics of our knowledge 
is order or sequence. 1,2,3,4 is natural so is 4,3,2,1 (count down to 
blast off for example). When we put our shirt on inside-out or watch 
someone moon walk (Micheal Jackson) it's immediately obvious and easy to 
see that the sequence is reversed. Backwards is pure, simple and easy. 
This is not so in Python and it should be.

That's all I have to day about that.



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