[Python-Dev] Replacement for print in Python 3.0

Michael Hudson mwh at python.net
Tue Sep 6 17:35:43 CEST 2005

Guido van Rossum <guido at python.org> writes:

> On 9/3/05, Bill Janssen <janssen at parc.com> 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?
> Sure. I made the mistake of thinking that everybody knew them. 


> But more important to me are my own experiences exploring the
> boundaries of print.


Gnnnnnyagh, couldn't you have *started* the thread with that post? :)


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