[Python-Dev] Replacement for print in Python 3.0

Steven Bethard steven.bethard at gmail.com
Sun Sep 4 02:03:46 CEST 2005

Bill Janssen wrote:
> So here's the summary of the arguments against: two style points
> (trailing comma and >>stream) (from the man who approved the current
> decorator syntax!), and it's hard to extend.  (By the way, I agree that
> the ">>" syntax is ugly, and IMO a bad idea in general.  Shame the "@"
> wasn't used instead. :-)
> Seems pretty weak to me.  Are there other args against?

Did you see Nick Coghlan's post?
I found his arguments to be reasonably compelling.

BTW, the implementation he refers to in this post is at:
and the updated version is at:

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