From: David Goodger <goodger@py...> - 2004-11-12 13:43:21
> removed entry about trimming non-space characters
Why? Because you felt it was obviously a bad idea, or some other
> - Allow other characters than spaces to be trimmed (e.g. ``:trim: -``
> - for trimming hyphens).
David Goodger <http://python.net/~goodger>
From: Felix Wiemann <Felix.Wiemann@gm...> - 2004-11-12 21:37:44
David Goodger wrote:
> Felix Wiemann wrote:
>> removed entry about trimming non-space characters
> Why? Because you felt it was obviously a bad idea, or some other
Because I think it's probably a bad idea. You wrote:
| Needing to write extra hyphens in order not to get spaces around an
| em-dash is ugly and a kludge. Even target cases, like "50-|--|-100",
| are ugly. I'm thinking that ":trim: -" might not be such a good idea
| after all.
... and I agree that it is a questionable feature which needs more
discussion at least; so it's certainly not an item for the to do list.
Mmmh. I could've added that to the log message. :-/
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