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

Vinay Sajip vinay_sajip at yahoo.co.uk
Thu Oct 8 18:51:53 CEST 2009

Benjamin Peterson <benjamin <at> python.org> writes:

> It's also really easy to just write 0{:o} like my translator does.

How does that cope when handed a negative number to format?

>>> "%#0o" % -1234
>>> "0{0:o}".format(-1234)


Vinay Sajip

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