[Python-Dev] transitioning from % to {} formatting

Benjamin Peterson benjamin at python.org
Sat Oct 3 05:11:35 CEST 2009

2009/10/2 Raymond Hettinger <python at rcn.com>:
> [Terry Reedy]
>> I would agree, for instance, that an auto-translation tool is needed.
> We should get one written.  ISTM, every %-formatting
> string is directly translatable to an equivalent {}-formatting string.

Yes, but not all are possible to guess with mere static analysis.


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