[Python-Dev] [Python-checkins] r61709 - python/trunk/Doc/library/functions.rst python/trunk/Doc/library/future_builtins.rst python/trunk/Doc/library/python.rst

Greg Ewing greg.ewing at canterbury.ac.nz
Tue Mar 25 03:51:03 CET 2008

Jim Jewett wrote:

> In 2.5, the print statement ignores any overrides of the str builtin,
> but I'm not sure whether a _function_ should -- and I do think it
> should be specified.

I expect there are plenty of other things that use
str()-like behaviour without going through str(), so
making print alone do this probably wouldn't be very


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