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class iStr(str):
    """Case insensitive strings class.
    Performs like str except comparisons are case insensitive."""

    def __init__(self, strMe):
        str.__init__(self, strMe)
        self.__lowerCaseMe = strMe.lower()

    def __repr__(self):
        return "iStr(%s)" % str.__repr__(self)

    def __eq__(self, other):
        return self.__lowerCaseMe == other.lower()

    def __lt__(self, other):
        return self.__lowerCaseMe < other.lower()

    def __le__(self, other):
        return self.__lowerCaseMe <= other.lower()

    def __gt__(self, other):
        return self.__lowerCaseMe > other.lower()

    def __ne__(self, other):
        return self.__lowerCaseMe != other.lower()

    def __ge__(self, other):
        return self.__lowerCaseMe >= other.lower()

    def __cmp__(self, other):
        return cmp(self.__lowerCaseMe, other.lower())

    def __hash__(self):
        return hash(self.__lowerCaseMe)

    def __contains__(self, other):
        return other.lower() in self.__lowerCaseMe

    def count(self, other, *args):
        return str.count(self.__lowerCaseMe, other.lower(), *args)

    def endswith(self, other, *args):
        return str.endswith(self.__lowerCaseMe, other.lower(), *args)

    def find(self, other, *args):
        return str.find(self.__lowerCaseMe, other.lower(), *args)
    
    def index(self, other, *args):
        return str.index(self.__lowerCaseMe, other.lower(), *args)

    def lower(self):   # Courtesy Duncan Booth
        return self.__lowerCaseMe

    def rfind(self, other, *args):
        return str.rfind(self.__lowerCaseMe, other.lower(), *args)

    def rindex(self, other, *args):
        return str.rindex(self.__lowerCaseMe, other.lower(), *args)

    def startswith(self, other, *args):
        return str.startswith(self.__lowerCaseMe, other.lower(), *args)

    

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