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

Skip Montanaro skip@pobox.com
Mon, 25 Feb 2002 15:16:19 -0600

    BAW> ... I suspect some new prefix would have to designate a new type of
    BAW> string object, e.g. $'' strings.  Or perhaps a different binary
    BAW> operator could be used.

I'm still not at all fond of the $-string idea, but in the interests of
completeness, perhaps using '$' as a binary operator (by analogy with '%' as
a binary operator having nothing to do with modulo when the left arg is a
string) would be appropriate.