[Python-Dev] PEP 292, Simpler String Substitutions

Barry A. Warsaw barry@zope.com
Sat, 22 Jun 2002 21:40:22 -0400

>>>>> "SH" == Steve Holden <sholden@holdenweb.com> writes:

    SH> Seems to me that the volume of comment might imply that string
    SH> formatting isn't the one obvious best way to do it. Now the
    SH> flamefest has died down somewhat, the only thing I can see PEP
    SH> 292 justifying is better documentation for the
    SH> string-formatting operator. "But then I'm an
    SH> $pytpe".sub({"ptype": "old fogey"})

I will soon do an update of the PEP to add a bunch more open issues
<wink> based on these threads, which I /think/ I've mostly slogged