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

Barry A. Warsaw barry@zope.com
Mon, 25 Feb 2002 17:23:02 -0500

>>>>> "Fred" == Fred L Drake, Jr <fdrake@acm.org> writes:

    >> From a /non-programmer's/ point of view, %(var)s is way too
    >> error prone, and $-strings are an attempt at implementing a
    >> simple to explain, hard to get wrong, rule for thru-the-web
    >> supplied template

    Fred> How the string was obtained is irrelevant, only that it is
    Fred> not part of the source code and the author may not be a
    Fred> programmer.