Splitting text at whitespace but keeping the whitespace in thereturned list

Aahz aahz at pythoncraft.com
Wed Jan 27 00:36:26 CET 2010


In article <roy-E19D6B.07401526012010 at news.panix.com>,
Roy Smith  <roy at panix.com> wrote:
>
>I've never used partition() before; my first thought on reading the above 
>was, "That's weird, it should be returning a list".  Then I went and looked 
>at the docs.  Given the description (returns specifically a 3-tuple), I 
>guess a tuple makes sense, but now I'm wondering what the use case was for 
>this method when it was invented?

http://docs.python.org/whatsnew/2.5.html
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