string.replace doesn't removes ":"

Joshua Robinson shooki.robinson at gmail.com
Sat Feb 9 12:04:18 CET 2013


Hi *Monte-Pythons*,

x = "this is a simple : text: that has colon"
s = x.replace(string.punctuation, "");  OR
s = x.replace(string.punctuation, "");
print x   # 'this is a simple : text: that has colon'
# The colon is still in the text !!!!

Is this a bug or am I doing something wrong ?

Py.Version: 2.7
OS: Ubuntu 12.10 (64 bits)

Cheers,
-Joshua
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