Author barry
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Date 2016-12-11.15:35:54
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On Dec 11, 2016, at 03:32 PM, Serhiy Storchaka wrote:

>Current behavior is consistent with str.count():
>
>    len(string.split(sep)) == string.count(sep) + 1
>
>and re.split():
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>    re.split(re.escape(sep), string) == string.split(sep)

Yep.  My suggestion is a straight up 'practicality beats purity' request.

>May be the behavior when sep is None should be changed for consistency with
>the behavior when sep is not None?

I'm very strongly -1 on changing any existing behavior.
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