[Python-Dev] PEP 215 redux: toward a simplified consensus?

Fred L. Drake, Jr. fdrake@acm.org
Mon, 25 Feb 2002 15:08:49 -0500

M.-A. Lemburg writes:
 > '/' looks nice and has this "interpret under" sort of meaning:
 > 	'Joe has $$ $a in his pocket.' / locals()

I'd read that more as "mapped over" rather than "interpret under".  ;)

 > If you are more into algebra, then '*' would probably also appeal 
 > to the eye:
 > 	'Joe has $$ $a in his pocket.' * locals()

But * is already meaningful for strings, so not a good choice.


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