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

Greg Ewing greg.ewing at canterbury.ac.nz
Thu Oct 1 01:35:01 CEST 2009

Martin v. Löwis wrote:

> So if a decision was made to eventually remove % formatting, it would
> be reasonable to start migrating code to PEP 3101. However, no such
> decision has been made (and hopefully won't be throughout 3.x)

If it's not done during 3.x, then by the time 4.x comes
around, there will still be heaps of code around that
uses %-formatting, so it won't be possible to remove
it in 4.x either.


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