[Python-3000] PEP 3101 Updated
eric+python-dev at trueblade.com
Thu Aug 16 05:37:42 CEST 2007
> Eric Smith wrote:
>> Talin wrote:
>>> Guido expressed a definite preference for having them be first.
>> I was afraid of that. Then can we say they'll always go first? Or is
>> the intent really to say they can go anywhere (PEP says "typically
> I can revise it to say that they always come first if that's would make
> it easier.
That would make it easier to code, and I suspect easier to read the
Python code that uses them. I'll keep coding as if it says they're
first; no sense updating the PEP until we batch up some changes.
>> The sample implementation of vformat in the PEP says they'll go last:
>> # Check for explicit type conversion
>> field_spec, _, explicit = field_spec.partition("!")
> That's a bug.
> Too bad there's no unit tests for pseudo-code :)
There's a task for someone!
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