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

Barry A. Warsaw barry@zope.com
Mon, 25 Feb 2002 15:10:59 -0500

>>>>> "MAL" == M  <mal@lemburg.com> writes:

    MAL> '/' looks nice and has this "interpret under" sort of
    MAL> meaning:

    MAL> 	'Joe has $$ $a in his pocket.' / locals()

I agree, I like that one.

    MAL> If you are more into algebra, then '*' would probably also
    MAL> appeal to the eye:

    MAL> 	'Joe has $$ $a in his pocket.' * locals()

I avoid it because then you'd have to add another type test to

Ping, if you're around and care to comment, perhaps we can try to
update PEP 215 and maybe add a reference implementation?