[Python-3000] Proposed changes to PEP3101 advanced string formatting -- please discuss and vote!

Aahz aahz at pythoncraft.com
Tue Apr 3 21:08:48 CEST 2007

[Taking the first day of Pesach as vacation gives me time to respond to
some old threads]

On Wed, Mar 14, 2007, Patrick Maupin wrote:
> On 3/14/07, Nick Coghlan <ncoghlan at gmail.com> wrote:
>> I detest the name 'flag_format', though - the function doesn't format a
>> flag!
> I don't like it that much myself, either.  I considered
> "extended_format" and a few others, but wasn't happy with any of them.
>  Name suggestions are certainly welcome.

Why not just string.format()?  There's precedence for module-level
functions to have a different API from a method.
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