[Python-Dev] PEP 292, Simpler String Substitutions

David Abrahams David Abrahams" <david.abrahams@rcn.com
Wed, 19 Jun 2002 23:55:44 -0400

From: "Damien Morton" <damien.morton@acm.org>

> "`name.capitalize()` can jump `height*1.7` meters".sub() -> "guido can
> jump 3.264 meters"

I love this suggestion. It's the sort of thing you can't do in C++ ;-)
I suspect the arguments against will run to efficiency and complexity,
since you need to compile the backquoted expressions (in some context).

Hmm, here they are... Nope, I'm wrong