So this would be a way to (1) rewrite f-strings as regexes; (2) with named capture groups assigned to locals() instead of re.Match.groupdict()?

Would it default to `r'(.*?)'` ?

On Thu, Sep 17, 2020, 12:54 PM Chris Angelico <> wrote:
On Fri, Sep 18, 2020 at 2:13 AM Alexis Masson <> wrote:
> This, in addition with locals().update(_), feels much better to me. Furthermore, it would allow other string-like classes, such as bytes or bytearray, to use that feature.

But locals().update() isn't a supported operation, except in the
situation where locals() is globals(). So what you're suggesting would
work fine in the REPL but not in any production usage.

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