[Python-Dev] Re: PendingDeprecationWarning

François Pinard pinard@iro.umontreal.ca
29 May 2002 13:39:41 -0400

[Alex Martelli]

> I assume the duplication of oct and hex wrt '%o'% and '%x'% was the
> reason to suggest silently-deprecating the former (trying to have 'just
> one obvious way' and all that).

The same kind of reason says that `str()' and `repr()' could be faded out
in favour of `%s' and `%r' specifiers.  This is not likely to happen! :-)

François Pinard   http://www.iro.umontreal.ca/~pinard