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Author belopolsky
Recipients alexs, belopolsky, ezio.melotti, lemburg, loewis, rhettinger, senn
Date 2010-12-06.18:42:16
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>> .swapcase() is just ...err... dumb^h^h^h^h questionably useful. 

> I agree with the rest of you that Python would be better-off
> without swapcase().

As long as str.upper/lower are based only on UnicodeData.txt 1-to-1 mappings, existence of str.swapcase() indicates to the users that they should not expect many-to-1 mappings.  Also it does seem to be occasionally used for testing.  -0 on removing it.
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