Author ncoghlan
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Date 2012-02-22.01:54:09
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Currently, setting maxsplit for the default "any whitespace" behaviour requires the following cryptic incantation:

    'do re mi fa'.split(None, 1)

That would be significantly more comprehensible as:

    'do re mi fa'.split(maxsplit=1)

(I noticed this when trying to figure out why http://hyperpolyglot.org/scripting#split-notes resorted to using the re module to achieve this)
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