[Python-Dev] *Simpler* string substitutions

Guido van Rossum guido@python.org
Fri, 21 Jun 2002 11:19:32 -0400

> > Surely it would be a dramatic change, probably deeper than new-style
> > classes and generators together.
> Sounds as if this would both be very powerful and
> might shrink the code base at the same time.
> One of the things I like the best.

See?  Given sufficiently clever presentation, even the most
conservative users can be made to want new things.  Advertisers know
this, of course. :-)

--Guido van Rossum (home page: http://www.python.org/~guido/)