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

Barry A. Warsaw barry@zope.com
Mon, 25 Feb 2002 19:20:49 -0500

>>>>> "PP" == Paul Prescod <paul@prescod.net> writes:

    PP> This doesn't make internationalization more difficult. As
    PP> proof I present mailman, which *already* does the
    PP> interpolation I ask for as a feature of its implementation of
    PP> "_()". All I'm asking is that mailman's interpolation feature
    PP> ALSO be available under a simplified syntax at compile time.

Except that remember the interpolation step must happen /after/ the
translation step, otherwise it's worse than useless.