On Tue, Jan 17, 2006 at 12:35:57PM -0500, Mark Reed wrote:
> On 2006-01-17 12:24 PM, "Gaal Yahas" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> > While cleaning up tests for release:
> > "".split(':') =>
> > () # Perl 5
> > ("",) # pugs
> > Which is correct? It doesn's seem to be specced yet.
> I would prefer the current pugs behavior; it's consistent with the general
> case, in which a string which does not match the splitting regex results in
> a single-item list containing the original string. This is the Python
> I find the Perl5 (and, surprisingly, Ruby) behavior rather counterintuitive.
FWIW, I agree with Mark.
Jonathan Scott Duff