[Python-Dev] PEP 292, Simpler String Substitutions

Barry A. Warsaw barry@zope.com
Wed, 19 Jun 2002 23:00:52 -0400

>>>>> "TP" == Tim Peters <tim@zope.com> writes:

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

    TP>     http://www.python.org/sf/494589

Heck, I've never even /used/ expandvars (I think that's the first time
I've even typed that sequence of letters).  Plus if it works on Unix,
what more could you want?  I'd say Mr. Neal Odd Body is handling that
bug report just fine.