[Python-Dev] Replacement for print in Python 3.0

Gareth McCaughan gmccaughan at synaptics-uk.com
Fri Sep 2 16:52:20 CEST 2005

> > 3. It's convenient for debugging, interactive use, simple scripts,
> >    and various other things.
>    Interactive use is its own mode and works differently to the base
> language. To print the value of something, just type an expression.

Doesn't do the same thing.

>    The problem with print is it becomes a barrier to extending a
> script into something more ambitious. This then leads to ugly
> 'features' like '>>' and trailing commas. By all means provide a
> simple syntax for i/o with the standard streams but ensure it is
> something that is a firm basis for extension.

Do you have any suggestion that's as practically usable
as "print"?


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