[Python-Dev] Can we please have a better dict interpolation syntax?

Greg Ewing greg at cosc.canterbury.ac.nz
Wed Oct 22 23:32:19 EDT 2003


> Wouldn't this be even better?
>     "create index ${table}_lid1_idx on $table($lid1)" % params

I wouldn't object to that. I'd have expected *you* to
object to it, though, since it re-defines the meaning
of "$" in an interpolated string. I was just trying
to suggest something that would be backward-compatible.

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