[Python-Dev] string formatting and i18n
pinard at iro.umontreal.ca
Mon Sep 5 20:10:18 CEST 2005
> Actually, this was part of the motivation behind PEP 292 and Template
> strings, because what you really want is named parameters, not
> positional parameters:
> 'The file $filename in directory $dir is read only'
> There are a few techniques for getting full i18n for Template strings.
"The file %(filename)s in directory %(dir)s is read only" % vars()
is already usable. The need being already filled without Template
strings, it could hardly be presented as a motivation for them. :-)
François Pinard http://pinard.progiciels-bpi.ca
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