[Python-checkins] r76372 - python/branches/release30-maint/Doc/whatsnew/3.0.rst

raymond.hettinger python-checkins at python.org
Wed Nov 18 20:21:12 CET 2009

Author: raymond.hettinger
Date: Wed Nov 18 20:21:11 2009
New Revision: 76372

Issue 7343: notes on {} formatting versus % formatting


Modified: python/branches/release30-maint/Doc/whatsnew/3.0.rst
--- python/branches/release30-maint/Doc/whatsnew/3.0.rst	(original)
+++ python/branches/release30-maint/Doc/whatsnew/3.0.rst	Wed Nov 18 20:21:11 2009
@@ -488,8 +488,8 @@
   :meth:`format` method for both 8-bit and Unicode strings.  In 3.0,
   only the :class:`str` type (text strings with Unicode support)
   supports this method; the :class:`bytes` type does not.  The plan is
-  to eventually make this the only API for string formatting, and to
-  start deprecating the ``%`` operator in Python 3.1.
+  to make this the preferred API for string formatting and to
+  de-emphasize the ``%`` string formatting operator.
 * :ref:`pep-3105`.  This is now a standard feature and no longer needs
   to be imported from :mod:`__future__`.  More details were given above.

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