[Python-Dev] Replacement for print in Python 3.0

Greg Ewing greg.ewing at canterbury.ac.nz
Fri Sep 2 05:49:55 CEST 2005

Shane Hathaway wrote:

> May I also suggest the following shortcut for creating and evaluating a 
> string template.  (Ever since I thought of this, I've actually used this 
> in code without thinking... it's just too natural):
>    message = $"Hello, $name!"

As I recall, this has been considered before, and
rejected on the grounds that it's too visually
confusing having $ signs both inside and outside
the quotes.

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