[Python-Dev] Re: PEP 292, Simpler String Substitutions
Barry A. Warsaw
Wed, 19 Jun 2002 23:34:38 -0400
>>>>> "FP" =3D=3D Fran=E7ois Pinard <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
FP> However, there are other contexts where the concept of a
FP> compound dictionary of all globals and locals would be useful.
FP> Maybe we could have some allvars() similar to globals() and
FP> locals(), and use `... % allvars()' instead of `.sub()'? So
FP> this would serve both string interpolation and other avenues.
Or maybe just make vars() do something more useful when no arguments
In any event, allvars() or a-different-vars() is out of scope for this
PEP. We'd use it if it was there, but I think it needs its own PEP,
which someone else will have to champion.