Author oulenz
Recipients Dimitri Papadopoulos Orfanos, docs@python, ezio.melotti, joel.johnson, jwilk, nitishch, oulenz
Date 2018-04-11.14:49:18
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Slightly tangential, but it would be great if the documentation of lstrip() and rstrip() could include an equivalent definition in terms of re.sub(), e.g.:

lstrip(foo) == re.sub(r'(?u)\A\s*', '', foo)
rstrip(foo) == re.sub(r'(?u)\s*\Z', '', foo)

(Or whatever else is correct.)
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