[Python-Dev] PEP 292, Simpler String Substitutions

Guido van Rossum guido@python.org
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/)