[Python-Dev] PEP 292 for Python 2.4

Paul Prescod paul at prescod.net
Sat Jun 19 06:38:35 EDT 2004

Barry Warsaw wrote:

> PEP 292 is slated for inclusion in Python 2.4, according to PEP 320.  At
> Pycon I checked in my code for this into the sandbox, which I've since
> updated, adding unit tests.  I believe it's ready for inclusion in dist
> CVS, but I want to get some feedback first.
> My new stuff provides two classes, dstring() as described in PEP 292 and
> astring() as hinted at in the PEP. 

I find these names to be arbitrary and not mnemonic or suggestive. How 
about "template" or "format" for "dstring"? I don't know what "astring" is.

  Paul Prescod

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