[Python-Dev] string substitution fxn in a new module (was: Can we
please have a better dict interpolation syntax?)
bac at OCF.Berkeley.EDU
Sat Nov 8 19:33:30 EST 2003
Guido van Rossum wrote:
> I have too much on my plate (spent too much on generator expressions
> lately :-).
> I am bowing out of the variable substitution discussion after noting
> that putting it in a module would be a great start (like for sets).
This idea seemed to die for no apparent reason. Fred, Skip, and Barry
all liked the idea of adding the string substitution code to a module
(one idea for a name was textutils) and Guido obviously seems receptive
to the idea.
Do people feel like moving forward with a new module?
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