[Python-Dev] PEP 292, Simpler String Substitutions

Tim Peters tim@zope.com
Wed, 19 Jun 2002 11:16:44 -0400

[Andrew Kuchling]
> +1 on /F's suggestion of recycling the os.path.expandvars() code.

-1 on that part:  os.path.expandvars() is an ill-defined mess (the core has
more than one of them, varying by platform, and what they do differs in
platform-irrelevant ways).  +1 on making Barry fix expandvars <wink>: