Confessions of a Python fanboy
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Thu Jul 30 20:05:53 CEST 2009
> On Jul 30, 12:15 pm, Masklinn <maskl... at masklinn.net> wrote:
>>Furthermore Ruby has a pretty nice convention (sadly not used enough I
>>think) taken from Scheme where it's possible to postfix a method name
>>with "!" (note: the "!" is part of the name, there's no magic) to
>>indicate that this method modifies the object it's called on rather
>>than simply returning stuff.
> Another oddity i did not like at first but must admit is growing on me
> vector.reverse --> returns a new reversed vector
> vector.reverse! --> modifies the instance vector in-place
> Of course in python you would do...
> vector.reverse --> in-place
> vector.reversed --> in-place
how to reverse a string in python? must i usa a temp? like:
>>> s = "ciccio"
>>> l = list(s)
>>> s = "".join(l)
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