From: superpollo on
python(a) ha scritto:
> Terry,
>> ... word[0:1] does the same thing. All Python programmers should learn to use slicing to extract a char from a string that might be empty.
> Is there an equivalent way to slice the last char from a string (similar
> to an .endswith) that doesn't raise an exception when a string is empty?

could it be:

word[len(word)-1:] ?