[Python-Dev] PEP 292, Simpler String Substitutions
Guido van Rossum
Wed, 19 Jun 2002 10:45:49 -0400
> DB> What I really don't understand is why there is such pressure
> DB> to get an alternative interpolation added as methods to str &
> DB> unicode rather than just adding an interpolation module to the
> DB> library? e.g.
> Because I don't think there's all that much useful variation, open
> issues in this PEP notwithstanding. A module seems pretty heavy for
> such a simple addition. It might obviate the need for a PEP
> though. :)
Certainly if we can't agree on the PEP, a module might make sense.
--Guido van Rossum (home page: http://www.python.org/~guido/)