[Python-Dev] PEP 215 redux: toward a simplified consensus?
Fred L. Drake, Jr.
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.
Fred L. Drake, Jr. <fdrake at acm.org>
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