[Python-Dev] Re: PEP 292, Simpler String Substitutions

Delaney, Timothy tdelaney@avaya.com
Thu, 20 Jun 2002 15:24:48 +1000

> From: Patrick K. O'Brien [mailto:pobrien@orbtech.com]
> Definitely. And habit. Since I program mostly in Python I'm used to {}
> meaning dictionary and I'm used to typing parens everywhere 

In that case you should be happy. ${} is using a dictionary as its source

Actually, for consistency, it should probably be $[] to suggest accessing a
dictionary element. But I won't go down that path ;)

Tim Delaney