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

Brett Cannon brett at python.org
Sun Oct 4 00:32:48 CEST 2009

On Sat, Oct 3, 2009 at 15:27, Vinay Sajip <vinay_sajip at yahoo.co.uk> wrote:
> 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:
> http://gist.github.com/200936
> Not thoroughly tested, but runs in interactive mode so you can try things out.
> All feedback appreciated!

I mentioned it in the README. We now have two separate attempts at
converting from % to {}. If people are serious about this we should
start to work on a single implementation.


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