Barry A. Warsaw
barry at python.org
Tue Dec 24 10:54:22 EST 2002
>>>>> "SP" == Simone Piunno <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
SP> On Tue, Dec 24, 2002 at 02:09:04PM +0100, Daniel Buchmann
>> What I'm trying to do in this entry, is to explain to the user
>> how to use the variable names. The english text does not have
>> that explanation, so that's probably why transcheck reports
>> this as an error. But wouldn't a double %-sign tell python (and
>> transcheck) that this is not a variable that is to be replaced
>> by some value?
SP> yes you are right: double-%% means a literal single % (e.g. no
SP> interpolation will be done). transcheck should not complain,
SP> but it has a very naive parser and I think it's not worth
SP> adding complexity.
Could you submit a bug report on it in the Mailman project? I agree
it's not worth fixing now, but perhaps eventually it will.
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