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From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-07-14 11:26:27

"Peter Dimov" <pdimov_at_[hidden]> writes:

> Pavol Droba wrote:
>> Hi,
>> This is an interesting observation. So it seems reasonable to drop
>> back to 1.32 version.
> The only reasonable thing is for split to return N+1 pieces for a string
> with N separators, if you ask me. :-) This is lossless in the sense that it
> allows you to reconstruct the original string. The non-reasonable behavior
> can easily be implemented on top of that, but not vice versa.

I realize it may not be obvious that I have a strong opinion in this,
and since there still seems to be some debate about it going on:

    I agree with Peter. It's the _only_ reasonable thing.

Dave Abrahams
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