[Python-Dev] extended print statement, uPre-PEP

Barry A. Warsaw bwarsaw@beopen.com
Sat, 22 Jul 2000 16:07:08 -0400 (EDT)

>>>>> "PP" == Paul Prescod <paul@prescod.net> writes:

    PP> Overall, I think the language would be better off if print
    PP> were gone.  There are more generalized ways to do what it
    PP> does.

Really?  We can start by fixing the nearly 5000 occurances of it in
the Python distribution or the 230 occurances in Mailman.  How often
does print show up in your own code?

print is incredibly convenient; I'd hate to write CGI scripts without
it.  Why not make it just a little more so?