[Python-Dev] Replacement for print in Python 3.0
James Y Knight
foom at fuhm.net
Sat Sep 3 18:51:54 CEST 2005
On Sep 3, 2005, at 11:32 AM, Barry Warsaw wrote:
> So I think it's best to have two builtins:
> print(*args, **kws)
> printf(fmt, *args, **kws)
It seems pretty bogus to me to add a second builtin just to apply the
% operator for you. I've always really liked that Python doesn't have
separate xyzf functions, because formatting is an operation you can
do directly on the string and pass that to any function you like.
It's much cleaner...
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