[Python-Dev] Replacement for print in Python 3.0

Reinhold Birkenfeld reinhold-birkenfeld-nospam at wolke7.net
Thu Sep 1 23:15:04 CEST 2005

Raymond Hettinger wrote:
>> 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).  

But then, a format() function would be necessary (equivalent to sprintf)

> 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
> %(myvar)s.

That's a nuisance, right.


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