[Python-3000] String formating operations in python 3k

Crutcher Dunnavant crutcher at gmail.com
Sun Apr 2 20:15:15 CEST 2006

Python currently supports  'S % X', where S is a strinng, and X is one of:
* a sequence
* a map
* treated as (X,)

But I have some questions about this for python 3000.

1. Shouldn't there be a format method, like S.format(), or S.fmt()?

2. What about using __call__ instead of / in addition to __rmod__?
* "time: %s"(time.ctime()) == "time: %s" % time.ctime()
* "%(a)s %(b)s"(a=1, b=2) == "%(a)s %(b)s" % {'a'=1, 'b'=2}

Crutcher Dunnavant <crutcher at gmail.com>

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