[patch #100895 ] PyErr_Format (was: Re: [Python-Dev] Patches)

Thomas Wouters thomas@xs4all.net
Wed, 19 Jul 2000 22:49:55 +0200

On Wed, Jul 19, 2000 at 07:45:23PM +0200, Fredrik Lundh wrote:

>     possibly stupid idea: would it make sense to add custom
>     formatting codes, like:
>         %S => char*, string, clip if excessively long
>         %T => PyObject*, show name of type, clip if excessively long
>     where "clip" means:
>         truncate at 80 characters, and add "..." to indicate
>         that the string was truncated.
>     this covers most of the places where %.\d+s are used (in
>     the Python core, at least...)

+0, but I haven't enough experience with this kind of thing to have a real
opinion. I guess it's better than nothing ;)

Thomas Wouters <thomas@xs4all.net>

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