[Python-Dev] Replacement for print in Python 3.0

Raymond Hettinger raymond.hettinger at verizon.net
Thu Sep 1 19:12:34 CEST 2005

> Do we really need writef()? It seems to be not much better than its %-
> formatting
> equivalent.

Actually, formatting needs to become a function.  The overloading of the
arithmetic mod operator has proven to be unfortunate (if only because of
precedence issues).  

Also, the format coding scheme itself needs to be revisited.  There is
no shortage of people who have taken issue with the trailing s in


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