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

Vinay Sajip vinay_sajip at yahoo.co.uk
Sun Oct 4 00:27:27 CEST 2009

Brett Cannon <brett <at> python.org> writes:

> Why don't we start something in the sandbox and see how far we can
> get. If no one beats me to it I will add the directory some time today
> and we can start hashing out the solution there.

I've done a first cut of a converter from %-format to {}-format strings. I'm not
sure where you want to put it in the sandbox, I've created a gist on GitHub:


Not thoroughly tested, but runs in interactive mode so you can try things out.
All feedback appreciated!



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